The Zanzibar International Film Festival 2014 kicks off on Saturday June 14th with a series of exciting events and screenings. ZIFF’s Opening Night this year is a special celebration honouring 20 Years of Democracy in South Africa with the screening of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. Joining us at ZIFF For this very special event will be one of the stars of the film, well-known and loved South African actress Terry Pheto..

After this screening the legendary Senegalese artist Didier Awadi will take to the stage at the Mambo Club, Old Fort Ampitheatre. Awadi is a prominent hip-hop artist and the most visible figure of Francophone West African hip-hop.

This year, ZIFF has made buying tickets to these and other events via online payment. All evening concert event tickets can be purchased in advance conveniently via 3G Directpay, which will provide with the online payment service for the nine-day bounty of special programming and festivities. Passes will be available for purchase at .

The Opening Weekend will also see a host of other exciting events that everyone is welcome to experience.