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Nora

Documentary Film
Mozambique,
UK,
USA
2008
36 minutes

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Joan Frosch, Movement Revolution Productions (MRP)
Thomas Mapfumo
Mkrtich Malkhasyan
Alla Kovgan
Alla Kovgan, David Hinton, Nora Chipaumire
This condensed audiovisual poem, equally moving and mobile, is based on the memories of dancer and choreographer Nora Chipaumire, born in Zimbabwe in 1965. For this film she returns to the landscape and people of her childhood, reanimated in stylised acted and danced scenes featuring local performers. The music was composed by the legendary Zimbabwean singer-songwriter Thomas Mapfumo.
Animated Africa 2015
The Brats and the Toy Thief Nildo Essá

When the coolest cat around steals a cuddly toy from a gang of little rascals, they do everything to get it back. Then they find out that toys were stolen from other kids, too, and that the thief intends to sell them …

The Brats and the Toy Thief

Animated Film
Mozambique
2014
12 minutes
subtitles: 
English

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FX Ef Heks Estúdios de Animaçao
Nildo Essá
Rafael Hofstadter, Nildo Essá
Nildo Essá, António "Pipas" Forjaz
Nildo Essá
Nildo Essá
Nildo Essá, Halima Essá
Rafael Hofstadter, Nildo Essá
When the coolest cat around steals a cuddly toy from a gang of little rascals, they do everything to get it back. Then they find out that toys were stolen from other kids, too, and that the thief intends to sell them …