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Research position at WITS University

February 24th, 2014
Research position at WITS University

Ingrid Sinclair and Simon bright are currently working as Honorary research fellows at Johannesberg’s WITS university. They are working closely with the Archeology division, the world famous Human Origins Centre and with scholars internationally, to bring out the latest and most exciting discoveries of the pre-colonial links between Africa and the rest of the world.

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When Africa Arose in Development

November 24th, 2013
When Africa Arose in Development

Zimmedia is now developing a 6 x 52 minute documentary series called When Africa Arose. Telling the story of African civilisations and international trade through modern eyes, it will be filmed in Africa, Arabia, China, India and Brazil. Simon Bright will travel to Brazil in March to the Rio Content Market where there is a

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Robert Mugabe … what happened? toured German cinemas

January 8th, 2013
Robert Mugabe … what happened? toured German cinemas

To finish off a very successful year for Zimmedia our documentary feature film “Robert Mugabe… what happened?” was invited to tour cinemas in 11  German cities starting in Berlin and ending in Cologne. Simon Bright and Ingrid Sincalair travelled north to Hamburg south to Nuremberg and Munich,  west to Cologne and east to Bielefeld often

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Open Forum 2012

June 1st, 2012
Open Forum 2012

  Simon Bright recently screened Robert Mugabe… What Happened? at the 2012 Open Forum, a conference run by the Africa Foundations of the Open Society on the theme of ‘Money, Power and Sex: The paradox of unequal growth.’ The screening was followed by a lively discussion on the possibilities for development, growth and democracy in Africa,

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Mugabe Film screens in New York

May 30th, 2012
Mugabe Film screens in New York

Robert Mugabe… What Happened? had its first screening in the United States last week at the New York Institute of Technology. Director Simon Bright was invited over to attend a panel discussion that included political exile and Zimbabwean musician Thomas Mapfumo (pictured). The screening was a great success, and was hopefully just the first of

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Biopiracy selected for Alimenterre Film Festival

May 25th, 2012
Biopiracy selected for Alimenterre Film Festival

Ingrid Sinclair’s film Biopiracy: Who Owns Life? has just been selected for the Alimenterre Documentary Film Festival. It will be screened in up to 100 venues including public cinemas, schools and NGOs in France, Poland and all over West Africa.

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Robert Mugabe film selected for Zanzibar film festival

April 17th, 2012
Robert Mugabe film selected for Zanzibar film festival

  Robert Mugabe, What Happened? has just been selected for the Zanzibar International Film Festival from 7th – 15th July 2012. The theme of this year’s festival “When Global Images Meet at Zanzibar” attempts to capture the essence of the diversity of humanity and humanity’s most precious resource- creativity- through films.      

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Zimmedia

Zimmedia is an award winning film company that produces fiction and documentary films on a wide range of subjects through arts and culture to politics and human rights. We produce and direct films for international television and cinema audiences, as well as NGO and corporate clients. Founded in Zimbabwe, we are now based in South Africa and the UK.