Frankfurt am Main | 13 – 20 October 2024

Grogan's Lodge

Horror Kenya 2023
By Isaya Evans
"Grogan’s Lodge" is about two young Kenyan girls, Joy and Susan, who travel to an upcountry lodge in response to a job advert, to earn fees for college. The lodge appears to be deserted and derelict, but Mrs. Bird, the sinister housekeeper, assures them that there will be work. The girls are intrigued.

This film will be screened as part of our short film competition on Sunday 15 October at 7.30pm and Wednesday 18 October at 4pm.


Film Info


Grogan's Lodge
Original title
Grogan's Lodge
Release Date
  • Kenya
Spoken language
  • English
  • Swahili
  • English
21 Minutes
Color Format
  • Colour
Sound Format
  • Dolby Digital


  • Isaya Evans
  • Writer
  • Shaleen Keshavjee
  • Producers
  • Densu Moseti
  • Crew
  • Ishmael Azeli (Cinematographer)
  • Louiza Wanjiku (Editor)
  • Franki Ashiruka (Editor)
  • Sean Peevers (Music)
  • David Jalenga (Sound)
  • Cast

  • Michelle Tiren (Leading Actress - Susan)
  • Sera Wanjiru (Leading Actress - Joy)
  • Julisa Rowe (Leading Actress - Mrs Bird)
  • Social


    • Isaya Evans

      Isaya Evans is a Kenyan Filmmaker who has worked locally and internationally. Isaya has been a production manager and 1st Assistant Director at Buni Media on the XYZ Show. He has also been 1st Assistant Director on several shows and TV Commercials. Some of the shows include KINA TV Series on Maisha Magic. He has also been a Casting Director locally and internationally. Isaya also directed and produced the winning short film (Loop) at Machakos Film Festival 2021 which has also been selected for ZIKSA Film Festival in the USA. He has recently directed an episode of Igiza, a high-end thriller TV series on Showmax.

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