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Rumbi Katedza

Filmmaker / Writer

RUMBI KATEDZA is a Zimbabwe-based film director, producer and writer.

RUMBI KATEDZA is an award-winning writer and filmmaker who has lived in the USA, Japan, Italy, Canada, the UK and Zimbabwe. She has also worked as a radio presenter/producer on the popular former Zimbabwean station, Radio 3. Her articles have been featured in numerous magazines including Vertigo, AV Specialist and Hype!, and her fiction writing has been published in Women Writing Zimbabwe, the BTA/Anglo-Platinum Winners Collection and Illuminations. Over the years she has worked in production management on several film and video productions with companies from around the world. She was Distribution Manager at Media for Development Trust, responsible for a catalogue of over two hundred films and, later, she became Director of the Zimbabwe International Film Festival, before going out on her own as a producer and director of narrative and documentary content through her company, Mai Jai Films. In addition to co-producing and line producing projects, Mai Jai Films also runs Postcards from Zimbabwe, a children’s audio-visual and life-skills training project, and, a comprehensive Zimbabwean film promotion website.

Select Filmography:
2011, Playing Warriors, feature film, Writer / Producer / Director
2011, The Team, TV drama series, Producer/Director
2011, The Axe and the Tree, documentary, Director
2010, Big House small house, TV film, Co-Writer/Director
2009, Tariro, documentary, Co-Director
2007, Insecurity Guard, short film, Director
2007, Asylum, short film, Writer / Director
2007, Trapped, short film, Co-Writer / Co-Director
2006, Postcards from Zimbabwe, 4 x short films, Producer
2002, Danai, short film, Writer / Director

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you are a hero, an epitome of female emancipation

27 May 2010, 14:10