Thursday Movie Night @Goethe - Film Series "Made in Tanzania"
Thu, May 5. 4:00PM - 7:00PM
Goethe-Institut Tanzania 63 Alykhan Road, Upanga Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Queen of Maasai
Single Mtambalike, Tanzania 2015, 109 min
While researching for a book about the Nomadic life of the Maasai in Arusha writer Alex is mistaken as a cattle thief. The herdsmen beat him up and arrest Alex on cattle theft charges. In the Boma where he is detained he encounters Nangajiang, a beautiful Maasai girl, who is the only Swahili speaker. Through her help Alex proves his innocence. When a friend comes to pick up Alex in the Boma Nangajiang runs off with them to Dar es Salaam to pursue her dream of studying medicine. Will she succeed through the help from new friends to accomplish her dreams and move back to her village?
The movie has participated at Kalasha International Film & TV Awards in Nairobi and won as Best East Africa Feature Film 2015
There will be a Q&A session with the filmmakers after the screening