Dar Es Salaam

Dar es Salaam is an elusive city, and never so much as when you are a foreigner. It is not a capital city but it feels like one. It is not a tourist centre but its modern hotels host many visitors, always on their way to somewhere else. It is part bustling port, part white-sand beaches. It is an old...

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Zanzibar International Film Festival 2015

This important film festival (ZIFF) returns to Zanzibar this year with the theme Waves and Visions of Hope. There are 80 films from 41 countries showing at four locations around Stone Town as well...
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Tanzanian film awards

The first Tanzanian film awards (TAFA) will be announced on 23 May. There are 24 nominations for Tanzanian films and there will be 12 prizes. Judges are from the East African Film Network. The idea...
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Dar One World One Smile Festival

Four evenings of French, Slavic, German and Spanish classical music. On 4 March the French evening at the Serena Hotel has a programme of music by Debussy, Faure, Poulenc, Franck and Ravel; the Sla...
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European film festival in Dar es Salaam

18 films will be screened at this year's European film festival. They include works from Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzer...
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Zanzibar international film festival

This year the theme is “A Common Destiny”. The 10-day festival (or ZIFF is it is called by those in the know) will be screening nearly 80 films from 35 countries. There are 23 feature-l...
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Dar European Film Festival

Films to be screened during the festival are from Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the...
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Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF)

The annual Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF), the Festival of Dhow Countries, is the largest East African film and arts festival, which gathers together filmmakers from all around the globe....
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Projection of Kinshasa Symphony

This German movie, entitled Kinshasa Symphony, is directed by Claus Wischmann and Martin Baer. This documentary film tells the story of a group of amateurs musicians and vocalists, who live in Kinshas...
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Tribute to Fatih Akin

Throughout April the Thursday Film Screenings at Goethe pay tribute to the German film director, playwright and actor Fatih Akin. On 11 April at 19.00 on screen will be Im Juli: one day in a hot su...
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December Projections at Goethe

6, 13 Dec 2012. Goethe Institut hosts two German movies. The first one, entitled Run if you can, by Dietrich Brüggemann, is screened on 6 Dec. It tells the story of Ben, who is deeply desperat...
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Movie Projection: Invitation to the Dance

18 October 2012. Goethe Institut projects the movie Invitation to Dance by Gerhard Schick. It documents the working process of the German choreographer Gerda König, affected by muscular dystro...
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Film Projections at Goethe Institut

6 September-25 October 2012. Goethe Institut projects a series of international movies. On 6 September it projects the South African movie Uhlanga (The Mark) by the director Ndaaba ka Ngawane, whic...
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Zanzibar International Film Festival

7-15 July 2012. This year’s edition of the Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) includes a rich programme of cultural events. The festival, consists in a long list of film screenings a...
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Movie Projections

28 June-26 July 2012. Goethe Institut organizes a series of movie screenings. On 28 June at 19.00 it screens the German movie Soul Kitchen by Faith Akin. This famous director, who has previously di...
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Screening of The Life of Others

31 May 2012. Goethe Institut screens the German movie “The Life of Others” by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck. This political thriller and human drama is set in East Berlin between 198...
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European Film Festival

11-15 May 2012. This edition of the European Film Festival (EFF) aims to promote European culture and movies among the Tanzanian public as well as to update the European community in Tanzania among ac...
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Projection of Versailles

27 April 2012. Alliance Française screens the French movie Versailles. It tells the story of a young mother Nina and her son Enzo, who find themselves sleeping on the streets of Paris. Their...
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Projection of The Actress’ Ball

20 April 2012. Alliance Française screens this French movie, entitled The Actress’ Ball (Le Bal des Actrices), written and directed by Maiwenn, which was released in January 2009. Maiwen...
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Projection of Emma

26 April 2012. Goethe Institut screens this German movie entitled Emma’s Bliss by Marco Kreuzpaintner. It tells the story of Max, a car salesman in Germany, who suddenly is diagnosed with an...
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Projection of Solino

12 April 2012. Goethe Institut screens the German movie Solino by Fatih Akin.It tells the story of the Amato family, who brought pizza and pasta to the Ruhr area in Western Germany back in 1964, durin...