Checkered

Black and white disparities of who betrayed who in a story of a young wife who faces trauma following delusion of her previous abortion haunting her that in turn causes her marriage to end with the husband, the same person who should have been with her through it, abandoning her leaving both parties feeling decieved.

  • Ngumi Wangombe
    Director
    The Perfect Monster
  • Ngumi Wangombe
    Writer
    The Perfect Monster
  • Ngumi Wangombe
    Producer
    The Perfect Monster
  • Albert Mukiria
    Producer
    The Perfect Monster
  • Ursula Gisemba
    Key Cast
    "Vera"
  • Ngumi Wangombe
    Key Cast
    "Arkin"
  • Judy Charity
    Production Designer
    The Perfect Monster
  • Dennis Kiarie
    Cinematographer
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    drama
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 48 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 19, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Kenya
  • Country of Filming:
    Kenya
  • Language:
    English, Swahili
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes
Director Biography - Ngumi Wangombe

Ngumi Wangombe is a filmmaker based in Nakuru, Kenya. Ngumi works part-time as a screenwriter, actor and production assistant on local independent film productions in Nakuru. He is currently a full-time student at Kenyatta University taking Economics and in greater pursuit of becoming a world-class director.

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Director Statement

In such a world of global connection, one major aspect of emotional connection that is direly needed, lacks. Following so, depression has kicked in and is destroying many lives that would otherwise be mentally stable if they were given a helping hand and listening ear by those close to them. This film highlights the need of the same especially in relationships and marriage.