Shoeshine | Short Film | 2013

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About Shoeshine

Set in a busy street of Dar es Salaam, this 24-minute film offers us a conscious and subconscious perspective of the space and people of a shoeshine boy’s city, ranging from the local politician to University students as well as the neighbor tea maker.

Nominated under narrative fiction at the BornShorts Film Festival 2014
Nominated under narrative fiction at the BornShorts Film Festival 2014
Won Best African Short Film at African Film Development Awards 2014
Won Best East African Short Film at FESTICAB 2014 (Burundi)
Won “People’s Choice Award” at the 16th Zanzibar International Film Festival 2013
Nominated Best Short Film at Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards 2014
Nominated Best Director at Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards 2014
Official selection Colour of the Nile Film Festival 2014
Official selection International Film Festival Rotterdam 2014
Official selection Luxor African Film Festival 2014
Official selection 36th Durban International Film Festival 2013
Official selection Film Africa 2013
Official selection Euro African Film Festival 2013
Official selection Africa In Motion Film Festival 2013
Official selection 44th Tampere Film Festival 2014
Official selection 33rd Verona African Film Festival 2013

Credits

Writer/Director – Amil Shivji

Ist Assistant Director – Seko Tingitana

Production Manager – Josh Murunga

Director of Photography – Lester Millado

Post supervisor (Colour correction/VFX/Editing) – Momose Cheyo

1st Assistant Camera – Momose Cheyo

Production designer (Wardrobe/Continuity) – Cece Mlay

Sound (On Loc.) – David Jalenga

Sound Post – Shaun Burdick

Data Management on set – Momose Cheyo

Gaffer/Key Grip – Takura Maurayi

PAs/Runners:

Florence Ndibalema

Daniel Owden

CAST | CHARACTER

Godfrey Augustino – TAMBWE

Iqbal Hussein – Tea shop owner

Hatibu Madudu – ARUNI

Hadija Mwetta – KAISA

Kimela Billa – MP WENI

Haruna Mushi – ISSA

Yunus Osman – YOUNG BOY

Mzome Masudi – Ice cream seller

Rachel Kuyunga – MAID

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