Zippy Kimundu (director) and Małgorzata Mazur (director of photography) worked together on a documentary film. Main protagonists were members of Zaire Ngome Msaga Pore – local music band from Fumbini village. Zippy and Małgorzata followed them in everyday tasks and preperations for a concert that the band performed in frames of Duos Festival on 27th of March at Chengo Mganga Football field.
Małgorzata Mazur is a cinematographer and film director. She graduated Film Image and Photography in the Radio and Television Department of the University of Silesia In Katowice. As an director of photography she works on film such as Krzysztof Kaczmarek, Łukasz Jastrubczak, Tero Nauha, Zorka Wollny. The films she created and co-created were shown at numerous festivals, including FID Marseille 2015 , Mar del Plata IFF 2015 Argentyna, Transcinema Festival Internacional de Cine 2015 Lima, Diagonale 2015 Austria, UNDERDOX 2015 Munich, First Look 2016 New York, 34th INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF URUGUAY, Dokfilmwoche 2016 Munich and shows among others in the National Museum in Warsaw, Cricoteka in Krakow, Arsenal Cinema in Berlin and at many exhibitions. Together with Łukasz Jastrubczak she runs „Centrum Centrum” a cultural institution located in the allotment garden in Szczecin. She work as an asistent in Film Department on Akademy of Art. In Szczecin
Film &TV Producer/Director
Zippy is an award-winning Kenyan Filmmaker who has been working in the global industry for over a decade as a Director/Editor in more than 20 countries across continents. Her work has been screened internationally, receiving various nominations for her short films ‘Burnt Forest’ and ‘Give me back my Home’, a great review of ‘Mother’s Song’ by Hollywood Director Oliver Stone, and a win for Producing ‘Manilla Running’ screened at the Directors Guild of America.
Zippy co-wrote and co-directed the short Documentary, ‘a fork, a spoon & a KNIGHT’ with renowned Hollywood Director Mira Nair, for Tribeca Film Institute’s and Nelson Mandela Foundation ‘Power of Word Series’, and was the Assistant Editor on the Disney Film ‘Queen of Katwe’. She has worked for various clients including Universal Studios, Action Horizons Stunts (LA/Japan), Six Toes & TBWA (Singapore), Safaricom, HIAS, Standard Chartered Bank and The British Council.
Zippy holds a Diploma in TV Production from the Kenya Institute of Mass Communication, a Degree in Public Administration (HRM) and a Masters in Fine Arts (Film) from New York University’ Tisch School of the Arts – Asia. She is a Hotdocs Blue Ice, IDFA, IDA, Sundance, Afridocs and Docubox Fellow and continues to work independently as a Producer/Director, a Film Educator and Managing the Afrofilms International Film Collective.