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The Zanzibar Film Festival is on and it opened last Saturday and runs through to Sunday 15th next week. Zanzibar is a small island with a lot of flaire, beaches, lovely people and most notable for its really chill factor. Once your in Zanzibar your heart rate drops, no need for caffeine - unless you need it to stay awake past 11pm. It’s proper easy and calm. With the festival now pulling in the towns cheer and fun – here are a few films shot or directed in Africa that are showcasing:

INSIDE STORY 

Director : Rolie Nikiwe

Country : South Africa

DIMANCHE A BRAZZAVILLE 

Country: Spain / Congo

 

RUHAGO 

Country: Rwanda-

Mama Africa – Miriam Makeba – Documentary

 

Here are some highlights of the Festival

Photography by Barbara Muriungi

Jazz Musicians: Brad Jazz Quintet from Zanzibar

Swahili Vibes performing at the Festival Sunday Evening

Chilli Mango (Apparel Designer) & Pauline Macharia Afro Urban jewellery stall

Fish & Meat market at Forodhani (Stone Town, Zanzibar)