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Christmas Love

Christmas Love is a heartwarming short film about the struggles of a man trying to balance time between family, a lucrative career, and his waning faith.
With help from the most unexpected place, Sam has to make hard choices as he encounters the true reason for the season.

Christmas Love is the first ever Christmas themed film in Kenya's film history.


  • Peter Kawa
    Lost In Time, Medicine Man, Torture, Mr. Amu in the Kitchen
  • Edijoe Kihara Mwaniki
    Lost In Time, Medicine Man, Torture, Slow Fade, Mr. Amu in the Kitchen
  • Peter Kawa Kawa
  • Edijoe Kihara Mwaniki
  • Jimmy Gor
  • Emmanuel Amimo
  • Elizabeth Kanyi
  • Abel Mutua
    Key Cast
    Tahidi High, GLL, Andakava
  • Grace Ekirapa
    Key Cast
  • Robert Israel Burale
    Key Cast
  • Neema Kawa
    Key Cast
  • Peter Kamau
    Key Cast
    "Board Director"
    Selina, Crime & Justice
  • Ellsie Okatch
    Key Cast
    "Teacher Stella"
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  • Runtime:
    29 minutes 45 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 8, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    8,000 USD
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  • Nairobi
    December 11, 2021
    Nairobi Kenya
Director Biography - Peter Kawa

Peter Kawa is one of the most hardworking and most prolific player in the Kenyan entertainment
industry currently. He is an award winning actor, director, producer and artist manager whose
years and chops in acting have seen him lead or be part of impressive ensembles on TV,
theatre and film. He has acted beside African greats such as Nigeria’s Rita Dominic and most
recently been part of the cast of the Oscars bound South Korea’s 2021 blockbuster ‘Escape
From Mogadishu’. He has also featured in numerous Kenyan TV shows with roles on shows
such as ‘FIHI’ (for which he won the Best Actor Riverwood Awards 2018). He’s also been on
Lies The Bind, Sumu La Penzi, Real Househelps of Kawangware and so many more. As a
director, besides having won Best Director 2019 for his feature film ‘Lost in Time’, he has also
been behind numerous short films under FilmLab Kenya and his latest co production project is
‘Medicine Man’ alongside his friend Edijoe Mwaniki of Seed Productions and Betty Furet of
Furet Films.
He is the CEO of Spearhead Entertainment and the brains behind the arts roundtable talk show
- Sanaa Talks and later ‘Sanaa Post’ an online arts platform. The artist manager with brands
and artists such as Azziad Nasenya, Celestine Gachuhi, Peter Kamau among others under his
guidance. He is also a father, a husband and certainly a friend to the entertainment industry.
His mantra is ‘PASS IT ON’

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