The Nest Collective

To Catch A Dream—A Fashion Film (2015)

Ajuma - a grieving widow - is desperate to stop her recurring nightmares. In an effort to end them once and for all, she explores a forgotten fairy-tale remedy which leads her to unexpected discoveries.

To Catch A Dream—A Fashion Film (2015)

The Nest Collective and Chico Leco's second collaborative fashion project, featuring the works of eight local designers in a short fashion film starring Kenyan modeling icon Ajuma Nasenyana.


Production Credits—

Written and directed by Jim Chuchu
Produced by Wangechi Ngugi
Creative direction and styling by Sunny Dolat.
Starring Ajuma Nasenyana, Tom Nandi, Rahel Equbay, Paynette Nyawara,
Rosemary Kendi, Alex Wandia, Maureen Onyango and Nikole Warambo.
Featuring designs by Namnyak Odupoy, Ami Doshi, Kepha Maina, Jamil
and Azra Walji, Katungulu Mwendwa, Ann McCreath and Adèle Dejak.

Awards and Nominations—

Best Original Music, Berlin International Fashion Film Festival (2015)
Emerging Artist Award (Nomination), Berlin International Fashion Film Festival (2015)

Festival Screenings—

Fashion Film in Africa, Guggenheim Bilbao (2016)
Design Indaba, Cape Town (2015)
Berlin International Fashion Film Festival, Berlin (2015)
NOW Gallery, London (2015)
Africa Utopia, London (2015)