Peter Murimi

Award-winning Director & Producer

Speaker Info


Peter Murimi is a Kenyan multiple award-winning documentary director. He won the CNN African Journalist of the year in 2004 for his piece “Walk to Womanhood”, that deals with issues surrounding FGM.

He worked as a freelancer on various NGO documentaries for the United Nations before coming on board permanently as a shooter director. He was a producer/Camera for the documentary “Slum Survivors” saw him spend six months in the sprawling informal settlement in Kibera, filming the stories of people he met. The film went on to win global recognition and was the winner of the Tur Ostravo award in 2007.

Under the direction of the 2014 Oscar-nominated director Jehane Nouhaim (The Square), Peter was the field director and cameraman for the Kenyan segments for the feature documentary “Rafae: Solar Mama”, which was produced as part of a series for Why poverty in 2011.

Since 2012 Peter has been producing various documentaries for international broadcasters in Africa.