Films

I SHOT BI KIDUDE 
the curious kidnap of the world's oldest singer

Director:  Andy Jones

Producers:  Andy Jones & Steve White

Genre:  Documentary/Thriller/Music

‘I Shot Bi Kidude’ recounts the dramatic final months in the life of the world’s oldest singer, Zanzibar’s Bi Kidude who died in 2013 at a reported age of 102.

 

Hailed by Cerys Matthews as 'a film everyone should see about a singer who everyone should know' and by Andy Markovitz of Music Film Web as a 'musical documentary thriller with a deep emotional core' the world premiere was as closing night film at the Zanzibar International Film Festival before a successful UK festival run and a theatrical release in Zanzibar.

 

Read an interview with Andy on Test Pressing

Read an interview with Andy on  MusicFilmWeb

Directors: Andy Jones

Producer:  Andy Jones

Genre:  Documentary

This was Andy's first film about Bi Kidude - it's pretty much her story in her own words. A multi-award winner on the international documentary circuit, the lavishly packaged DVD continues to sell as new audiences discover the legend of Zanzibar music.

 

Included in the Lonely Planet's essential viewing list for travellers to Tanzania, and hailed by critics and fans around the world you can watch the film on distrify or order a DVD here.

 

AS OLD AS MY TONGUE
NDIYINDODA / I Am A Man

A sensitively searing exposé of the scandal of young Xhosa men dying during male circumcision coming of age ceremonies in South Africa. Screened on Al Jazeera's People and Power strand before becoming one of the first documentaries aired when Al Jazeera opened up it's US Channel. 

 

Directors: Mayenzeke Baza

Producers:  Andy Jones, Pule Molebatsi

Genre:  Documentary

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