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The Story of the White Masai

A vlog-style documentary that explores the glorious nation of Tanzania.
3/5

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Directed by Riky Bains, from a production by The XP Club, ‘The Story of the White Masai’ is a short travel documentary that explores the culture and traditions of Tanzania – assembled to inspire globetrotters to discover the East-African nation. Documented by The XP Club team member Efro, the short uncovers the local the agriculture, beauty-spots and cuisine – with interviews from local communities in Tanzania.

In spite of the film’s vlog-esque production style, the cinematography is admirably crafted with color-rich grading that helps to unveil the country’s natural beauty. Europe born-and-raised Efro, nicknamed “The White Masai”, absorbs himself in Tanzania’s way of life – which makes for endearing viewing. Efro’s unwavering enthusiasm is certain to charm and entertain viewers.

The local people, who feature throughout, give a captivating insight into the rich culture of Tanzania – proudly showcasing their homeland without apprehension or shyness. The XP Club production has achieved its goal in illuminating the African paradise – which will hopefully inspire and encourage the traveling community to visit. Technically, sound and cinematography are well executed from start-to-finish and is wrapped up with fast-paced and snappy post-production (including neat transitions). The musical soundtrack is equally commendable – aiding the overall adventurous tone. A decent watch.

Brief Synopsis

An 18-year old is sent to Tanzania to document local culture, he fast becomes an honorary member of the tribe and captures the country in all its beauty.
The Story of the White Masai

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Credits

Director(s): Riky Bains
Writer(s): Riky Bains
Cast: Efra
Producer(s): Efra
Director of Photography: Efra
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Runtime: 12 min

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The Story of the White Masai

A vlog-style documentary that explores the glorious nation of Tanzania.
3/5

Review

Directed by Riky Bains, from a production by The XP Club, ‘The Story of the White Masai’ is a short travel documentary that explores the culture and traditions of Tanzania – assembled to inspire globetrotters to discover the East-African nation. Documented by The XP Club team member Efro, the short uncovers the local the agriculture, beauty-spots and cuisine – with interviews from local communities in Tanzania.

In spite of the film’s vlog-esque production style, the cinematography is admirably crafted with color-rich grading that helps to unveil the country’s natural beauty. Europe born-and-raised Efro, nicknamed “The White Masai”, absorbs himself in Tanzania’s way of life – which makes for endearing viewing. Efro’s unwavering enthusiasm is certain to charm and entertain viewers.

The local people, who feature throughout, give a captivating insight into the rich culture of Tanzania – proudly showcasing their homeland without apprehension or shyness. The XP Club production has achieved its goal in illuminating the African paradise – which will hopefully inspire and encourage the traveling community to visit. Technically, sound and cinematography are well executed from start-to-finish and is wrapped up with fast-paced and snappy post-production (including neat transitions). The musical soundtrack is equally commendable – aiding the overall adventurous tone. A decent watch.

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No artists for this title have been featured on Spotlight.

Brief Synopsis

An 18-year old is sent to Tanzania to document local culture, he fast becomes an honorary member of the tribe and captures the country in all its beauty.
The Story of the White Masai

Credits

Director(s): Riky Bains
Writer(s): Riky Bains
Cast: Efra
Producer(s): Efra
Director of Photography: Efra
Animation:

Specifcations

Genre:
Country:
Language:
Year:
Runtime: 12 min
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