Picture My Life Season 2 #MeToo Zimbabwe has started screening online and at various locations in and around Harare.
Watch Stories No 7 -11 online here. Please also partake in our survey after watching the films
The latest AWFH activities: the Picture My Life Phase 2 project shoot on location. Watch pictures from the shoot.
The ICAPA team continued with the community conversations program and screened films and discussed gender related issues with various communities in Zimbabwe. At events at L’Arche and the Friendship Bench offices in Harare and the Chogugudza School in Domboshava the audiences reacted with great interest and engagement in the discussions.
The program then continued in several communities in the Binga district where it is an annual event since 2011.
ICAPA produced 5 clips for the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, an international campaign to challenge violence against women and girls. The campaign runs every year from 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day.
In January 2020 the African Women Filmmaker's Hub held a Basic Cinematography and Camera Operations Workshop at the ICAPA offices. Read a participant's diary. In July, despite the Covid-19 pandemic, ICAPA organised a Community Conversations Stakeholder's Meeting, to reflect on the outreach activities in the last two years...
Our yearly outreach programm 2018-19 was held in rural communities in Binga and Chipinge, in Nairobi, Kenya as well as numerous screenings in Harare, including the community outreach programme during the INTERNATIONAL IMAGES FILMFESTIVAL FOR WOMEN Harare, held in Mufakose, Epworth and Highfield.
A Pan-African Initiative for capacity building of African Women Filmmakers with an emphasis on new voices and on providing a career path for African women filmmakers whose expressions and careers have stagnated due to constellations of power in the film industry on the continent and globally.
PICTURE MY LIFE - The first two of the Zimbabwean #MeToo stories produced by WFOZ
The 17th edition of the International Images Film Festival (IIFF) took place during the last week of August 2018
Animation Workshop Brings Local History to Life...
29 August 2018 - Long time IIFF supporters, The Swedish Embassy partnered with IIFF and the Conversations with Our Fathers platform to host a special screening of Zimbabwean short film MUKANYA at the B2C Nexus venue in the Central Business District in Harare.
It was a case of top talent identifying new talent when two leading Zimbabwean filmmakers, including ICAPA director Tsitsi Dangarembga, helped MultiChoice Africa find newcomers to the world of film and television production.
“This Mournable Body”, the new novel by ICAPA director Tsitsi Dangarembga, received wonderful reviews and has appeared on numerous recommended reading lists...here are some reviews...
Filmmakers have come together to form the Zimbabwe Film Industry Development Platform
ICAPA delegation at the Brussels Conference on the results of EU supported ACP projects
ICAPA director Tsitsi Dangarembga had a chance to network with other African Women Filmmakers at the Berlinale
WFOZ Statement about sexual harrassment in local film industry
IN MY FATHER'S VILLAGE has been selected as the opening film for The Maysles Cinema venue in Harlem at the New York African Film Festival 2018.
The International Images Film Festival, ICAPA/WFOZ flagship project, was engaged in diverse activities across the continent throughout the year.
Statements from the PanAfrican scriptwriter's residency in Senegal
See which sponsors helped us throughout the year.
IN MY FATHER'S VILLAGE selected for the OSCAR qualifying PANAFRICAN FILMFESTIVAL LOS ANGELES
ICAPA sends wishes for the New Year
This year, with nearly 3000 films were submitted to IIFF, the selection process for the programme was no easy task!
Stories from Women of the South
Interview with Tsitsi Dangarembga on her involvement with Durban Talents 2017
The International Images Film Festival for Women curated the film program at this year's MatoboFest.
The IIFF national outreach was held in February 2017 in the culturally vibrant provinces of Matabeleland.
This year will have this strategic cinematic collaboration for the first time
Berlin Film Festival offered a great meeting point for the African Film Industry
ICAPA continues our eBook campaign with ZUVA KITCHEN
You can watch the trailer on Vimeo
Udada is the Kiswahili word for sisterhood and in the spirit of sisterhood the partnership between the International Images film festival and the Udada film festival continues to thrive.
The WFOZ team comprising of Tsitsi Dangarembga, founder of IIFF and director of ICAPA, Laura Ganda, IIFF director, and Angeline Madyara attended the DISCOP Film- and TV Market at the Sandton Convention Center, South Africa.
Another new year and more interesting and captivating programs and activities at Women Filmmakers of Zimbabwe (WFOZ) 2017 presents new opportunities for women in film and the film industry at large as WFOZ brings new activities nationally and internationally.
A new and innovative production and promotion of Ebooks by ICAPA aims is tackling a great challenge for African readers, whose access to literary texts has been very limited for a long time.
What an exciting 13th edition of the International Images Film Festival for Women (IIFF) 2014 will be! Just when we were enjoying screening films in Harare, Bulawayo and Binga, we will also spread to the region for the first time. We will venture into similar, yet totally different settings: Malawi, Kenya and Somalia here we come!
Spoken Mbira Poetry Contest is a collaborative initiative between Chakanembira and the Institute of Creative Arts for Progress in Africa (ICAPA.) The contest aims to encourage the use of mbira music to enhance spoken word performances and promote transcultural interaction between individuals.
The issue of female sexuality is often swept under the carpet but when a film that looks at female sexuality is screened, more often than not, the discussion can be both thought provoking and eye opening. Such was the case at the Amakhosi Cultural Centre and at the Bulawayo American Corner when the Kenyan/ Ugandan Film...
Eye-opening documentary deaf jam opened Women filmmakers of Zimbabwe’s(WFOZ) 2014 IIFF IN THE CLUB screenings at the book cafe on January 29. Supported by the united states public affairs section (USPAS) this 2011 documentary, brought spoken word artists together with filmmakers in what might be a Zimbabwean first due to its content, causing such a crowd that the event had to be shifted to a larger room.
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