Maia Lekow

Maia Lekow is a Kenyan musician and filmmaker. Her directorial debut The Letter premiered at IDFA 2019 and was supported by IDFA Bertha Fund, Docubox, Hot Docs Blue Ice, Sundance DFP, Visions Sud Est and Chicken & Egg Pictures. Maia was named a goodwill ambassador for UNHCR in 2013 and received an African Movie Academy Award for her song Uko Wapi in 2009. Currently performing across international stages with her band, Maia & The Big Sky, Maia has also composed a hauntingly beautiful original score for The Letter.

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