Distribution - In Brief
- Across Africa, Comarex is currently distributing TV series and telenovelas produced by Azteca (one of the leading producers of Spanish speaking content), four series by VIACOM Latin America (Popland, Niñas Mal 2, Ultimo Año and Grachi), and multiple series from HBO Latin America (i.e. Mandrake, Profugos, Capaoccia, etc.). More info from www.comarex.tv
- For the month of November AfricAvenir presents the Mozambican feature “Virgin Margarida”, 2012, by Licinio Azevedo, produced by Pedro Pimenta. The film received recognition with a Special Jury Award this weekend in Calabar, at the 3rd Edition of Africa International Film Festival, Calabar, Nigeria (10-17 November).
- Veteran filmmaker Licinio Azevedo drew on the stories of real women who endured the Mozambican "re-education camps" for this dramatic and inspiring elegy to the insurgent spirit of women across nations, histories and cultures. Special guest at the screening will be Adv. Bience Gawanas, former AU Commissioner for Social Affairs. Mozambican national, friend of Graca Machel, Country Representative of UNICEF in Namibia, H.E. Micaela Marques du Sousa, will also attend the screening.
- Season 1 of the hit TV show “Shuga” (2009) starring Kenyan actress and filmmaker, Lupita Nyong’o, is now showing for FREE on iROKOtv. The award winning show is a drama about sex and relationships as well as a multimedia campaign designed to create awareness on the myths and misinformation surrounding HIV and sexual responsibility.