Broadcast, Film and Convergence in Africa - Issue no 358 on 12 February 2021

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After Zimbabwe premiere in Autumn, Impact(Ed)’s Shaina goes on general release across Africa

12 February 2021

Impact(Ed) International specializes in telling gripping stories that have something to tell their viewers. This time the film Shaina, set in Zimbabwe, is about the perils and pleasures of relationships for young people. Russell Southwood talked to Producer Regan Alsup about how the film came to be made and its distribution plans. Shaina is a feel-good story of a group of Zimbabwean friends facing life-changing obstacles. As they fight to overcome these circumstances, they discover that by believing in themselves they can achieve their dreams. The film is an ensemble piece focusing on four teenagers - Shine, Stella, Busi and…