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Calabash - Zimbabwe International Film Festival Trust
International Film Festival Trust (ZIFFT)
August 05, 2005
celebrate 25 years of Zimbabwean independence and cinema, ZIFF is
featuring a selection of films by Zimbabweans at home and abroad.
The Zimbabwe Calabash is a collection of films to be screened at
ZIFF 2005 which are either directed by, produced by, written by
or starring a Zimbabwean.
in Avondale will feature an open-air screening of Riding With Sugar,
a dynamic short film by South African based film prodigy Sunu Gonera.
The film will precede the free concert by Divas Live! featuring
Dudu Manhenga, Prudence Katomeni and Sharon Manyika.
at ZIFF will be preceded by performances by some of Zimbabwes
leading poets, including Chirikure Chirikure, with guest appearances
by visiting regional poets. Join us as we proudly celebrate Zimbabweans
creativity and their contribution to film not only in Zimbabwe,
but around the world!
is a list of the films to be screened in the Calabash:
- African Middleweights
directed by Daniel Cattier (Belgium)
- Black Amour
starring Agnes Mwanza (Greece)
- The Flight
of Feathers starring Leroy Gopal (South Africa)
- Riding With
Sugar directed by Sunu Gonera (South Africa)
- Sarah Smile
directed by Mark Tonderai (UK)
- The Short
Film Project various (Zimbabwe)
- Tsitsi directed
by Boarding Dzinotizei (Zimbabwe)
- 500 Years
Later produced by M.K Asante (UK/USA)
- The Children
They Are Left WIth, co- directed by local children in Zvishavane
A Love For Life featuring Dominic Benhura, produced by Daves Guzha,
directed by Tawanda Gunda Mupengo (Zimbabwe)
written and directed by Rayban Sengwayo, produced by the Friends
of Joshua Trust and featuring Kenneth Sibisi and Cephas Maseko
- Our Children,
Our Future directed by Edgar Mwandiambira, written by Tapiwa Gomo
- Dog Eat Dog
written by Mark Tonderai (UK)
- The Flyer
written by Phillip Roberts and executive produced by Joel Phiri
- Game Plan
directed by Evelyn Gambe, written and produced by Albert Nkunzi
& starring Gordon Pakanengwa , Codicil Nkunzi , Enesia Mashusha
, Victoria Mhizha , Sithengisiwe Siziba (Zimbabwe)
written & directed by Tawanda Gunda, produced by Dorothy Meck
and starring Kudakwashe Muradzika, Tongai Chirisa, Tendai Musoni,
Emmanuel Mbirimi (Zimbabwe)
produced by CHIPAWO Media (Zimbabwe)
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