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Local film gets recognition from Hollywood.

Local film “The man” by Daniel Lasker has been selected for the Warner Grand Theatre in Los Angeles scheduled for 13 October 2019. The film was created by youthful filmamker who is only aged 20. The Zimbabwe film industry development platform spokesperson Cosmo Zengeya confirmed the news. He remarked,” We are excited for Daniel participating in this programme. He was among a number of entrants who responded to the call sent out by ZFIDP through a patnership with Hollywood silver screen engineered by Tsitsi Dangarembga”. The young talented filmamker was born in Bulawayo and started directing filsm at a tender age of 15. He has had the privilege to work with international names such as American gangster director Ridley Scott. The young artist said that he is excited at the recognition. He said,”It’s a great priviledge and honour. I am very excited to be representing my country on such an international festival to showcase local talent”. The Man has already recognized at various platforms. It won the best cinematography award at the Four river film festival in Croatia. It was also awarded best director award at the Roil Bulawayo Arts awards this year. The young filmamker has no formal trainig but is a self taught genius. He has already earned himself a reputation of being one of the best young directors in Zimbabwe both locally and internationally.

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