FARE THEE WELL MELVIN VAN PEEBLES! Uende salama Melvin van Peebles. You who embraced Ziff with hooks of steel, of love of 500 years of memory, untainted unforgotten and unforgettable. Melvin's three generations remain revered on this Island and forever you shall be the Pebbles that rolled back home.... Read More ZIFF 2021: THE WINNERS ZIFF 2021 Winners Golden Dhow - Binti (Tanzania) Best Short- Al Sit (Sudan) Best Documentary – Softie (Kenya) Best East African Film- Rescue to Mission (Kenya) Best Actor- Kevin Alua (Kenya) Best Actress- Doreen Mirembe(Uganda) Jury Special Prize – Nyara (Tanzania)... Read More ZIFF 2021: A SUMMARY ZIFF 2021 will be remembered as the shortest as well as the most calm festival of all. While there were many challenges facing the ZIFF management throughout the year we managed to undertake the festival duties with considerable ease and comfort. We also had the... Read More ZIFF ‘Sharing Our Heritage’ – Press launch in Dar es Salaam 15 July 2021 The 24th Edition of the Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) with the theme ‘Sharing Our Heritage’ takes off in earnest on 21st July in the celebrated World Heritage Site of Stone Town, Zanzibar. Over the 24 years of its existence the festival has... Read More OFFICIAL SELECTION ZIFF 2021 ZIFF 2021 OFFICIAL SELECTIONLONG FEATURE FILMSBINTITANZANIASeko Shamte CATCH OUTUGANDAKizito Samuel Savior DECISIONTANZANIAJackson Kabirigi DREAMCHILDKENYAVictor Gatonye KIGOMATANZANIASalum Stika MISSION TO RESCUEKENYAGilbert Lukalia MULASI FEATURETANZANIAHoneymoon... Read More A WELCOMING NOTE – KICKING OFF ZIFF 2021 SHARING OUR HERITAGE WITH THE WORLD As a response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 24th ZIFF in 2020 was cancelled. The 24th ZIFF will kick off with a renewed sense of purpose for the country’s premiere arts, culture and tourism event run by ZIFF for more than 20 years, om 21st -2th July 2021. There have... Read More THE ZIFF THEME ZIFF 2021 THE ZIFF THEME ZIFF 2021- THE 24th FESTIVAL OF THE DHOW COUNTRIEES URITHI HUU NI WETU SOTE - SHARING THIS HERITAGE A mention of Zanzibar has always conjured up imagery of an enviable world inherited by residents and travellers that have shared the Islands’ bounty,... Read More OFFICIAL SELECTION The list of films of ZIFF 2021 ‘ Official Selection SCREENING SCHEDULE Check the list of screening and places to go and watch WORKSHOPS ZIFF 2021′ top quality workshops.