Zimbabwe

  • Narrative short
    10 minutes / 2017
    Director: Ignatius Matope
    Country: Zimbabwe
    A heartbreaking short film from Zimbabwe. A well educated but underemployed family man struggles to deal with he socio-economic challenges but finds unconditional love and care from his family.

     

  • Experimental short
    6 minutes / 2016
    Director: Lawrie Zidyana
    Country: Zimbabwe / UK
    With the president leading the anti gay rhetoric, being a lesbian in Zimbabwe is very scary. This film is based on a poem written by a Zimbabwean LGBT in a brave response to President Robert Mugabe.

     

  • Narrative short
    23 minutes / 2017
    Director: Tapiwa Kapuya
    Country: Zimbabwe
    Rhuveneko, 19, goes back to her family's village to claim her inheritance when the village holds a meeting to distribute land. Her father, Chief Matsika, died during Zimbabwe's brutal liberation war in the 1970s. Now Ruvheneko's uncle is Chief. As his greedy and corrupt nature is exposed at the village meeting, Rhuveneko learns of her father's true nature.

     

  • Animation short
    2 minutes / 2017
    Director: Rodney Masanga
    Country: Zimbabwe
    An animated short about the water woes of a teenage girl in the rural third world.

  • Documentary short
    29 minutes / 2016
    Director: A.a.V Amasi
    Country: Zimbabwe
    Twenty years ago blind musician Daniel Gonora was the leader of Zimbabwe’s largest touring group, the Jairos Jiri band. Daniel is one of three surviving band members out of thirty-two, the rest died of Aids. To feed his poverty-stricken family, Daniel now plays music on the streets of Zimbabwe with his young gifted son Isaac on Drums. You Can’t Hide From The Truth is a musical documentary about Isaac and his father Daniel struggling to make ends meet in Zimbabwe’s harsh political and economic environment. Their relationship is put to the test when Daniel pursues past dreams that could affect Isaac’s future reality.