Zanzibar International Film Festival – Award Winners

The 14th annual Zanzibar International Film Festival wrapped  up over the weekend.  The festival opened on June 18 with the world premiere of Ugandan-Canadian filmmaker Phad Mutumba’s Making the Band.

Click HERE for the full film program lineup.

The Golden Dhow for best feature film was awarded to Kenyan Bob Nyanja’s The Rugged Priest.  The Golden Dhow for the best documentary went to the Zambian film Hidden Truth, directed by Penelope Machipi.

For the complete list of award winners, click HERE.

About BFC/A

The Black Film Center/Archive at Indiana University was established in 1981 as the first archival repository dedicated to collecting, preserving, and making available historically and culturally significant films by and about black people. The BFC/A's primary objectives are to promote scholarship on black film and to serve as an open resource for scholars, researchers, students, and the general public; to encourage creative film activity by independent black filmmakers; and to undertake and support research on the history, impact, theory, and aesthetics of black film traditions. View all posts by BFC/A

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