“The best way to understand our society is to look at one's children.”

A Goat for a Vote follows three students in Kenya competing to become the next school president.
Winning the election will not only earn them power and respect, but guarantees a role within Kenyan society in the future.

Magdalene, has to prove herself  in a boy dominated school which has never been led by a girl. She has the impossible task to unite all girls in her fight for equal rights. Harry, from the poor side of town, hopes to win so he will be able to take care of his family in the future. He struggles against the popular Said, who is a natural born leader with a disarming smile

After his successful debut 'Wavumba' (Best New Director, Tribeca Film Festival 2012) director Jeroen van Velzen returns to Kenya, where he spent part of his youth. 

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