The search for the cream of the SZIFF (Sinema Zetu International Festival) was finally concluded over the weekend with the awards ceremony at Mlimani City Hall in Dar es Salaam.
The awards were not short of controversy but at the end of the day the surprise package was in the categories of Best Actor and Actress that went to teen actors Rashid Msigani and Flora Kilombo from Iringa.
But when all was done the list was quite a thrilling one with actor Salim Ahmed aka Gabo continuing with his winning streak at the awards which is organized by Azam Media.
Winners List at Sinema Zetu international Film festival
Best Film – Siyabonga (Salim Ahmed )
Best Film World Cinema - Pihu from India.
Best Actor - Rashid Msigani
Best Actress - Flora Kilombo
Best Director – Amil Shivji
Best TV series - Safari Yangu
Best Director World Cinema - EE.Ma and Golnesa (India and Iran)
Best Short Film - Super Mama
Best Short Film Director – Prof Issa Shivji
Best TV series director – Esther Mndeme
Best Feature Film Director – Adam Juma
Best feature Film - Siyabonga
Life Time Achievement – King Majuto
Best Short Film – Super Mama
Best Actor (World) - Ranveer Singh (India)
Best Actress (World) - Preetika Rao (India)
Best Feature Film - Amka by Adam Juma
Best Cinematography – Adam Juma
Best Scereenplay short film - Christina Pande
Best Comedian - Madebe Lidai