Three youngsters from a coastal town in Kenia compete for the much-coveted presidency of their highschool. A position that provides great influence on a brighter future in Kenyan society. The documentary shows that all candidates have their individual reasons to participate, but they share the strong desire to win. Magdalene, for example, wants to prove that in a man’s world women can make a difference. Harry envisages a future where he can take financial care of his poor family. And the charming and eloquent Said is a ‘born winner’. Who of these three will carry off the palm?


Executive producer
Sound Design
Production company
Een van de jongens
TV company

Title: A Goat for a Vote
Year: 2013
Duration : 52 minutes
Category: Short Documentary
Edition: NFF 2014


Gouden Kalf nominees

Beste Korte Documentaire (2014)
Jeroen van Velzen

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