The Smouldering Charcoal

  • The Smouldering Charcoal
Genre : Drama
Type : Theater play
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Theater, Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2015
Format : Feature
Running time : 90 (in minutes)

The Smouldering Charcoal, a compelling story of life under a corrupt regime written by writer Tiyambe Zeleza and was adapted for a movie by St Andrews High School and Jacaranda School for Orphans in Blantyre was premiered on Saturday 20 June.

Summary for official catalogues

Smouldering Charcoal which is a set book on MSCE syllabus tells the story of Chola and his girlfriend Catherine and Mchere and his wife Nambe. These two belong to different social strata: Mchere and Nambe are lower class (poor) and Chola and Catherine middle class.


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  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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