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Jackie Lebo

Director, Founder, Content House
Nairobi, Nairobi KE
A filmmaker and photographer based in Kenya and interested in exploring art, culture and social justice issues.


Jackie Lebo is a director, writer, photographer and founder of the Content House collective. Raised in various parts of the Rift-Valley, her work is inspired by the region and the peoples within it. Her films include Gun to Tape, a documentary following 800m World Record Holder David Rudisha and Marathon World Champion Edna Kiplagat in the run-up to the London Olympics and The Last Fight, on the once-great Kenyan boxing team. Her writing has appeared in the Financial Times, the East African, The Africa Report, Kwani?, Chimurenga and The Caine Prize Anthology. Her photographs have appeared in 10tal, Farafina, and 24 Nairobi. Jackie is currently working on several projects that explore the nexus between traditional societies and modernity.