Bye Biyi

Bye Biyi

Powerhouse storyteller and visionary Biyi Bandele, from Nigeria, has departed this world. At just 54, this news is hard to accept or believe. Biyi and I met in Zanzibar many years ago at the Zanzibar International Film Festival at his screening of the incredible “Half...
ZIFF@25 –THE LAUNCH

ZIFF@25 –THE LAUNCH

ZIFF is celebrating its 25th Anniversary in style. Between 18th and 26th June, ZIFF will celebrate Zanzibar’s long history, culture, and a welcoming people. The festival’s theme this year is “Let’s Talk About Film”. 101 movies are to be screened on 10 screens in...
OFFICIAL SELECTION ZIFF 2022

OFFICIAL SELECTION ZIFF 2022

ZIFF 2022 OFFICIAL SELECTION LONG FEATURE FILMS AFRICAN REDEMPTION: the life and legacy of Marcus GarveyRoy AndersonUSA A SECOND LIFEAnis LassouedTunisia ABADAN ELEVEN 60Mehrdad khoshbakhtIran BINTI MARINGOMohamed KhamisTanzania BONE MARROWKamyar MohseninIran...
ZIFF 2021: THE WINNERS

ZIFF 2021: THE WINNERS

ZIFF 2021 Winners Golden Dhow – Binti (Tanzania) Best Short- Al Sit (Sudan) Best Documentary – Softie (Kenya) Best East African Film- Rescue to Mission (Kenya) Best Actor- Kevin Alua (Kenya) Best Actress- Doreen Mirembe(Uganda) Jury Special Prize – Nyara...