Upcoming 2015 Africa Films


Happy 2015! Welcome to the first posting for the all new FILM REVIEW AFRICA. 

I have selected five films produced in or outside Africa by African directors, writers or producers. The essence of my blog is to promote the Africa Film industry. So, take a seat and Enjoy the trailers of these exciting upcoming 2015 films.


Upcoming 2015  Africa Films

      1. When The Voice Sings          –         Zimbabwe


Coming in Soon 2015  at www.zollywoodzim.co.uk

Mauya a young woman comes back to Zimbabwe after studying in USA to realize that her family no longer lives at their old place of residency.Mauya starts a non profit organisation dedicated to empower young girls and boy orphans. One of the youths links her to her past.

When The Voice Sings-Zimbabwean Movie :90 mins
Written & Produced by Wizzy Mangoma
Directors: Artwell Mukonyora & Wizzy Mangoma
Cast:Eddie Sandifolo, Elscent T Chatsanga, Tinashe Wakapila, Richie Orange.

        2. Beasts of No Nation          –         Ghana


Beasts of No Nation is an adaptation of Uzodinma Iweala’s novel (2005). A young boy, Agu, who, when civil war tears his family apart and militants kill his father in West African country, is forced to join a unit of mercenary fighters.

Writters:  by Cary Fukunaga and Uzodinma Iweala

Producer:  Wizzy Mangoma
Directors: Artwell Mukonyora & Wizzy Mangoma
Cast: Idris Elba, Ama K. Abebrese, Grace Nortey, David Dontoh and Opeyemi Fagbohungbe.

Focus Featues will release the film in 2015.        

        3. Heaven’s Hell         –         Nigeria


Heaven’s Hell is an upcoming 2015 Nigerian psychological drama film. The film which was inspired by a true story, is set in Lagos city and tells the story two housewives, whose bond of friendship seem unbreakable, but however is underneath filled with deceit and betrayal; in the midst of the darkness that hovers above their relationships with their spouses.

Written by :  Tenyin Ikpe Etim and Uyai Ikpe Etim
Director and Producer : Katung Aduwak
Cast: Nse Ikpe Etim, Fabian Adeoye Lojede,Gideon Okeke Bimbo Akintola, Chet Anekwe and Femi Jacobs.

This film will be release on the 23rd of January,2015

     4.  Pearls of Africa          –         Kenya

Pearls of Africa (201594 min  – 1 June 2015, release date.

Set in Kenya, during the late 1980s. A powerful tale of two people brought together by their love for each other but separated by the hate and prejudice of others.

Written by  Sharon Agina (story) and Clyde R. Maliauka(screenplay)
Directors: Sharon Agina and Daphne Cayo
Cast: Lizz Njagah,Kevin Leslie and Bevan Viljoen 

        5.Hear Me Move          –         South Africa


The son of a famous street dancer tries to discover the truth about his father’s tragic death 12 years prior. When he joins forces with his father’s dance partner, he finds himself embroiled in a bitter rivalry that pushes him to his limit.

Written by  Fidel Namisi
Directors: Scottness L.Smith
Cast: Wandile Molebatsi and Makhaola Ndebele

About the Author


Ada Uzoije is a publishing manager and a fiction novelist, specialising in crimes, psychological thrillers and paranormal stories. Ada is a zealous film reviewer, a video editor and director. www.adauzoije.com

If you want me to review a particular film, attend a behind-the-scene shooting and a film premiere, Email me at adauzoije@zimlink.org.


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