BLANTYRE (Malawi NewsNow ) —Dikamawako Arts in Association with bONGO Inc, makers of the local movie B`ella are in a fundraising show for the movie which they plan to screen in at least all secondary schools in the country under their ‘B`ella in Schools Project’.
They came up with a project ‘B`ella in Schools’ sometime in January in which they are targeting to show the movie for free in secondary schools starting with Blantyre.
Among the few schools they have managed to reach is St Andrews international High School.
“ B’ella is a film that tackles issues that affect teenagers and young adults. We would like this film to be screened to as many Malawian secondary students, at no cost to the students.”explained film
Director Tawonga Nkhonjera in an interview.
The crew have realised that to achieve this, they need to raise funds for a pilot project of 60 schools in Blantyre.
He added:” With successful implementation of the pilot, the project will be replicated across the country, to reach as many secondary schools as possible. The message in B’ella can reach out to more that 320,000 teens and young adults in Malawi.”
B`ella is a film about teens in Malawi, a school film showing lives of students, their problems and experiences and so far the film has been invited to a number of international film festivals.