Mwansa The Great

fiction
DESCRIPTION
short fiction
5D Mark II
excerpt: 4 min.
original length: 23 min.
Director: Rungano Nyoni
DoP: Andrzej Król
Producer: Rungano Nyoni, Gabriel Gauchet
Financed by: ICREATEFILMS . Focus Features . UK Film Council
Zambia, UK, USA, 2011
SYNOPSIS
Eight year old boy, Mwansa, embarks on a journey to prove his greatness.
Awards
BAFTA Nomination 2012 . AMAA Nomination 2012 . Audience Award – Austin Film Festival . Best Film, Best Director, Best Editing – Naoussa Film Festival . Best Short – Film Africa . Special Jury Recognition – Winterthur Film Festival . Freak Award – Agulier de Campoo Film Festival . Best Short Film – Regensburg Short Film Week . Audience Award – Vienna Independent Shorts . Best Festival Short – Take One Awards . Best Short – Mis Me Binga Film Festival . Best Short Film – FESTICAB . Best Short Film – Ayvalik International Film Festival . Griot Best Short Film, RTVA Award – Tarifa African Film Festival . Prix de Signes – Signes de Nuit International Film Festival . Best International Short – Cusco Peru . Best International Short – La Meko Film Festival .