Zim movie to premiere in UK

Executive Producer Sylvia Chimhina has confirmed that the lead actors from Zimbabwe's first action crime drama, South African actor Presley Chweneyagae of "Tsotsi" fame and Munya Chidzonga from Big Brother Africa will be attending the glamorous red carpet premiere at the Prince Charles Cinema in London's Leicester Sq on Saturday 24 March 2012. The two actors will be joined by the director, Joe Njagu and Chiminha.

The Gentleman, released in October, has already won director Joe Njagu an award at the American International Film Festival for best "Best Director" in the foreign language category, with Munya winning the National Arts Merit Award for "Outstanding Male".

Movie critics have praised the producers for raising the standards of the Zimbabwean film industry and for making a truly Pan -African film which has a cast from Zimbabwe, South Africa and Malawi.

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