The Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) is described as the largest cultural event in East Africa. It is a non-governmental organisation that was established in 1997 and aims to promote film and other cultural industries as a catalyst for the region’s social and economic growth. The festival is also known as the Festival of Dhow Countries and takes places each year in Zanzibar, Tanzania.
This year, the festival took place between 18 and 26 June and the theme was “Let’s Talk About Film”. More than 101 films were nominated and screened from all around the world. Maisha Magic Movies was lucky to have four of our movies nominated across different categories and have four wins. The films nominated were:
The winners of the night were as follows:
- Best Actress
- Best Supporting Role
- The Chairman's Award
- The Chairman's Award.
Maisha Magic Movies is extremely proud of the nominees and winners of the ZIFF. Continue tuning into the number one movie home for the best East African movies every day on DStv channel 141 in Tanzania and GOtv channel 15 in Kenya and 355 in Uganda.