African Film Festival: Tug Of War (Vuta N’Kuvute)
Tug Of War (Vuta N’Kuvute)
In English and Swahili with English subtitles
Amil Shivji, Tanzania and South Africa, 2021, 92 minutes
Denge, a young freedom fighter, meets Yasmin, an Indian-Zanzibari woman, in the middle of the night as she is on her way to be married. Passion and revolution ensue in this coming-of-age political love story set in the final years of British colonial Zanzibar.
In Lingala and French with English subtitles
Kevin Mavakala, Senegal, 2022, 14 minutes
A director does everything possible to ensure his film shoot is successful. Unfortunately for him, he casts an actress who does not make his task easy.
Reception and post-show discussion with Amil Shivji, moderated by filmmaker Ekwa Msangi following screening.More info