Tug of War
Vuta N’Kuvute

Directed by Amil Shivji
Produced by Steven Markovitz & Amil Shivji
Written by Amil Shivji & Jenna Bass
92 mins
Tanzania, South Africa, Germany, Qatar
2021



 


Synopsis

A coming-of-age political love story set in the final years of British colonial Zanzibar. Denge, a young freedom fighter meets Yasmin, an Indian-Zanzibari woman in the middle of the night as she is on her way to be married. Passion and revolution escalate.

Festivals

Toronto International Film Festival
FESPACO