Spoken Mbira Poetry Contest is a collaborative initiative between Chakanembira and the Institute of Creative Arts for Progress in Africa (ICAPA.) The contest aims to encourage the use of mbira music to enhance spoken word performances and promote transcultural interaction between individuals.
What an exciting 13th edition of the International Images Film Festival for Women (IIFF) 2014 will be! Just when we were enjoying screening films in Harare, Bulawayo and Binga, we will also spread to the region for the first time. We will venture into similar, yet totally different settings: Malawi, Kenya and Somalia here we come!
The issue of female sexuality is often swept under the carpet but when a film that looks at female sexuality is screened, more often than not, the discussion can be both thought provoking and eye opening. Such was the case at the Amakhosi Cultural Centre and at the Bulawayo American Corner when the Kenyan/ Ugandan Film...
Eye-opening documentary deaf jam opened Women filmmakers of Zimbabwe’s(WFOZ) 2014 IIFF IN THE CLUB screenings at the book cafe on January 29. Supported by the united states public affairs section (USPAS) this 2011 documentary, brought spoken word artists together with filmmakers in what might be a Zimbabwean first due to its content, causing such a crowd that the event had to be shifted to a larger room.