She is chocolate and I am toffee, claims a young female character, indicating in this perverse way the meaning of race in the definition of human being. Yellow Fever describes the importance of skin colour and consequences arising out of it. The Kenyan-born director combines classic animation with dance scenes, offering a curious genre synthesis.
Oberhausen SFF 2013 – Special Mention in The Prize of the Ecumenical Jury; Kenya IFF 2013 – Best Animation Prize; Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards 2013 – Best Short Film; Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival 2012 – Best Animation
Ng’endo Mukii was born in Kenya. She specializes in short films, creates animations and makes commercial projects. She graduated from the Royal College of Art.
2005 Suffocate (anim., short)
2006 Hasidi (anim., short)
2007 Untitled: Shuka (anim., short)
2010 The Mask (anim., short)
2012 Żółta gorączka / Yellow Fever (anim., short)