Mwansa The Great

Audience Award Austin Film Festival, USA

Saturday - 09/01/2012
4:30 PM - Filmrauschpalast 
Fiction / Mwansa The Great / Zambia / 2010 / Language: Nyanja / Subtitles: English / 23 Min.
Director: Rungano Nyoni
Writer: Rungano Nyoni, Gabriel Gauchet
Producer: Rungano Nyoni, Gabriel Gauchet
Cinematographer: Andrzej Krol
Editor: Rungano Nyoni, Gabriel Gauchet
Sound: Tilman Hahn
Costume Design: Becky Ngoma
Cast: Samuel Mwale, Anna Mithi, Owas Ray Mwape, Mwansa Bwalya, Becky Ngoma

Mwansa The Great tells the story of an eight-year-old boy who aspires to be a hero and embarks upon a journey to prove his greatness – with unexpected consequences. The film gives a moving insight into childhood where fantasy jostles with reality as a young boy’s imagination transforms and empowers everyday life.