The Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Sports, Culture and the Arts. The Board is mandated by the Films and Stage Plays Act Cap 222 of Laws of Kenya to regulate the creation, broadcasting, possession, distribution and exhibition of film and broadcast content to promote national values, and to protect children from exposure to harmful content .
The Kenya Information and Communications Act (KICA) further empowers the Board to; impose age restrictions to ensure that content which depicts or contains scenes that are rated as adult or are of the language intended for adult audiences are not aired during the watershed period (between 5am –10 pm) and to enforce the programming Code for the free-to-air radio and TV services by ensuring that all programme and non-programme matter, namely commercials, infomercials, documentaries, programme promotions, programme listings, community service announcements and station identifications are classified before they air
  • Kalasha International Film & TV Awards, 2017

    Ag. Chair of the Kenya Film Classification Board Gathoni Kung’u, CEO Dr. Ezekiel Mutua MBS and  veteran actor and film producer Oliver Litondo and his wife Bella during the 2017 Kalasha International Film & TV Awards.

    KFCB continues to support efforts geared towards spurring the growth of the film industry in Kenya and will work closely with the Kenya Film Commission going forward to make Kenya a competitive filming destination.


    The Kenya Film Classification Board CEO Dr. Ezekiel Mutua has called on the youth to use social media responsibly. Speaking during the Kisii University public lecture, the CEO also asked learning institutions to promote moral values through the education system. The event was attended by Youth Enterprise Fund CEO Mr. Josiah Moriasi and Kisii University Vice Chancellor Prof. John Akama, who encouraged young people to create jobs through entrepreneurial ventures.

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