Shungu: The Resilience of a People
(Saki Mafundikwa, Zimbabwe, 2009, 54 min)
Director in attendance!
Sunday, Apr 30 at 07:30PM
Shungu is a compelling narrative of the strategies ordinary people use to survive in Zimbabwe today. The filmmaker takes us on a personal journey offering a rare, intimate insight as the country experiences political turmoil, economic meltdown and health care collapse.
RSVP HERE to save a seat at "How to Choose Creative Projects," a free discussion with Saki Mafundikwa that takes place from 3-4:30pm the day of the screening.
Local filmmaker Saki Mafundikwa will share about his journey as an artist, and how he chooses projects. He says “I have a specific way of choosing my projects, and it's never about money.” Saki is a designer, design educator, filmmaker, farmer and the founder and director of the Zimbabwe Institute of Vigital Arts (ZIVA) in Harare. His book Afrikan Alphabets: the Story of Writing in Afrika, is the first book on Afrikan typography. Read more>