Ousmane Sembène Award / Zanzibar International Film Festival 2015 (ZIFF)

Ousmane Sembène Award / Zanzibar International Film Festival 2015 (ZIFF)

The prestigious Ousmane Sembène was handed over for the 6th time to films which contribute to the development of the African continent and its people. German Development Cooperation (GIZ) is the main sponsor of the prize.

A short history of “Kiswahili”

A short history of “Kiswahili”

The film “Kiswahili” is a result of a film training course that was held during the Nile Film Festival in Jinja in November 2014. It gives a short introduction into Kiswahili as the most commonly spoken language in the greater East African region – a language, that many East Africans feel related to and use to communicate outside of their known surroundings.