Thursday Movie Night @Goethe - "Made in Tanzania"
Thu, May 19. 4:00PM - 7:00PM
Goethe-Institut Tanzania 63 Alykhan Road, Upanga Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Bongo na Flava
Novatus Mugurusi, Tanzania 2015, 135 min
To fulfill his dream of becoming a great Bongo Flava artist young Zopa moves to Dar es Salaam against his parents’ will. There he meets youngster Joseph together with whom he keeps himself above water by doing odd jobs. After a year Zopa is tired of his lifestyle and becomes a drug dealer. This business gets him enough money to record a demo CD at a studio. At the same time he also meets his old flame Anita who is going out with another guy. One night at a club Zopa starts a fight with him and gets arrested by the police, who find the drugs on him. He has to go to prison. After six months he is released and awaited by Anita who helps him by offering a place to stay and a job at a friend’s bar. While working there he meets his artistic idol Fingaprint…
Language: Swahili with English subtitle
After the screening there will be a Q&A session with members of the filmteam