Coming to ShowMax this April: Twisted, State House, Makers of a Nation…




The month of March ends today and as we turn our calendars to a new season – complete with the Easter holidays – here’s what your online entertainment provider ShowMax has prepared for you in April:

TWISTED
A star-studded series about three strong, lively, sexy women trying to cut it in male-dominated industries, making enemies while they make their fortunes. Created by and starring Scolly Cheruto, the show planned date of release is April  3.

STATE HOUSE
Directed by Wanuri Kahiu, this groundbreaking TV series is set in a fictional State House and follows the drama, scandals and political intrigue of Kenya’s First Family. The State House drama begins on April 17.

LOKOLOKO
A hit Swahili comedy from Scolly Cheruto about three unlikely friends who travel from the countryside to the city and back again. Nominated for Best Comedy at the Kalasha Awards, it will be available from April 10.

DEMIGODS
This family drama is about a mother seeking justice for her daughter, who was caught up in the web of abuse and violence that her uncle spun around her. Expect it from April 20.

WASH & SET
At Salon wa Hilda, daily life equals drama. Hilda is a single mother struggling to run her hairdressing business, while her staff, family and customers provide laughter and support. Be ready to become part of the family from April 24.

THIS IS IT
Follow newlyweds Dede and Tomide as they cope with their first year of marriage. They’ve got to adjust to their new life as man and wife – and it’s not easy! Follow their lives as from April 13, that’s over Easter. 

 

NEW MOVIES

SOUL BOY
This unforgettable movie is about teenaged Abila from Kibera, a slum in Nairobi, who has to make a deal with a witch to win back his father’s soul. Has a planned release date of April 6.

SOMETHING NECESSARY
Set in the unrest after the 2007 Kenyan elections, this touching drama is about a widow struggling to rebuild her life, and the young gangster who is drawn to her. You can watch over during the Easter holidays on April 13.

THE ATHLETE
An internationally renowned movie about Abebe Bikila, the Ethiopian who won the Olympic marathon … twice. This is the tragic story of how he lost the use of his legs. Watch his tragic though inspiring story from April 20.

THE MAN AT THE CAR WASH
Fred is a down-on-his-luck, hardworking youngster who dreams of living large. Then his long-lost brother shows up and makes an offer he can’t resist. From renowned Ugandan film-maker Matt Bish. Fred’s story can also keep you entertained over the Easter weekend as it has April 13 as the release date.

MAKERS OF A NATION
These are the stories of the lives and times of Kenyan politicians from the era of independence. In one way or another, they all contributed to the emerging political landscape. Catch glimpses of Kenya’s past from the programme from April 23.

FRIENDS FOR LIFE
Lucy has been friends with Freda and Filipa since kindergarten and their friendship has been tested through the years until Lucy’s childhood crush Alex shows up. Follow the story of the friends for life on April 27.

 (Titles and release dates may shift and change due to issues out of ShowMax‘s control. The dates provided give you the planned release dates for new content).




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