US Ambassador to Zimbabwe Amabsaddor Brian Nichols has praised local film Shaina which was set to premier on ZBC TV yesterday 21 August 2020, New Zimbabwe reports.
The film which had most of Zimbabwe’s renowned actors like Jesesi Mungoshi, Leroy Gopal, Edmore Sandifolo, Marian Kunonga, and Charmaine Mujeri was funded by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) as part of the media initiative to empower young women and adolescent girls in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Speaking about the film that tells the story of a group of friends who encounter life-changing obstacles that mirror the day-to-day challenges faced by many Zimbabwean young women, Ambassador Nichols said;
Shaina draws attention to the obstacles and violence young girls sadly shoulder every day as they seek to fulfil their dreams. At the same time, it celebrates the innovative nature of young Zimbabweans, even in the face of this challenging environment. This film truly has it all. Quite simply, this is a film everyone needs to see
Shaina will be rebroadcasted on ZTV on August 23 at 10PM.
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