Original Title: The Rape of the Samburu Women
Production Company: Caipirinha Productions
Production Year: 2011
Director: Iara Lee
Cinematography: Axel Bauman
Producer: Iara Lee
Running Time: 13min
Country: Kenya, USA
Language: English, Swahili


When Kenya was still a British colony the women in this area faced an epidemic of rape, and even though these rapes were officially claimed the Royal Military Police cleared all soldiers from wrongdoing.

Director’s Biography

Lee, a Brazilian of Korean descent, is an activist, filmmaker, and founder of the Cultures of Resistance Network, an organization that promotes global solidarity, supports peace with justice projects and brings together artists and changemakers from around the world.


2013 The Kalasha and the Crescent
2012 The Suffering Grasses
2010 Cultures of Resistance
2008 Battle for the Xingu