Fimbo ya baba (The Father's Stick - A Pangani Story)

  • Fimbo ya baba (The Father's Stick - A Pangani Story)
Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2007
Format : Feature
Running time : 84 (in minutes)

In a powerful way the film shows the plight of young women in rural Tanzania that are caused by socio-cultural norms and practices so deeply rooted in the local communities and cultures.

Fimbo ya Baba is the first rural film produced by the Pangani-based NGO UZIKWASA in collaboration with Dr. Augustin Hatar of the University of Dar es Salaam, and Nkwabi Nghangasamala of the Bagamoyo College of Arts.

It was directed by Chande Omar, who is also the director of Television Zanzibar.


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  • 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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