Awards

Awards

Challenges In AIDS Counselling
1993 British Medical Association and 1994 International Health and Medical Film Festival.

Chumo
Best Actress and Best Director at Zanzibar International Film Festival 2011;
Award for Achievement in narrative film – short length, Silicon Valley African Film Festival, 2011;
the Golden Hamster Award (best of festival) and Best Short Narrative at the Northwest Film Festival, 2011;
Achievement in Narrative Short Film at the 2013 Silicon Valley African Film Festival.

Consequences
British Medical Association 1988;
National Educational Film and Video Festival 1989;
National Council on Family Relations 1989;
Chicago International Film Festival 1989;
National Black Programming Consortium 1989;
NY International Film and TV Festival 1990;
PCTV People’s Choice 1990;
Cinevue International Film Festival 1994

Everyone’s Child
Best Script, Best Music & Best Cinematography at the 1996 Southern Africa Film Festival, Zimbabwe;
FESPACO ’97 – FNUP Feature Film Prize, CLISS Population & Development Prize;
1997 XII Black International Cinema, Berlin – Best Film by a Black Filmmaker,
NBPC Prized Pieces, Runner-up, drama category; Groundwork in HIV/AIDS Cinema Full-Length Selection Award, ICASA Film Festival, Nigeria, 2005.

It’s Not Easy
1991 National Council on Family Relations;
1991 New York Festival;
1991 Medikinale International Parma;
1991 Prix Futura – Berlin;
1991 International Communications Industries Association;
1991 FESPACO;
1991 Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame;
1992 British Medical Association;
1994 Cinevue; Groundwork in HIV/AIDS Cinema, Honorable Mention Award, ICASA Film Festival, Nigeria, 2005.

More Time
Best Film, Best Actress & Best Editing, 1993 MNET, South Africa;
Best Film, Best Actress & OAU Best Acting, 1993
Southern Africa Film Festival, Zimbabwe; Best Foreign Film, Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame 1994;
Best Teen Film, National Black Programming Consortium 1994;
Best Film, National Council on International Health 1994;
Director’s award, Milan 1994;
Jury International Professional Grand Prix, 14th International Festival of Young People, Laon, France, 1996
Young Jury Award, Ecrans Jeunnes Festival, Reunion, 1996;
Innovation in Youth Communication Honorable Mention Award, ICASA Film Festival, Nigeria, 2005.

Mwamba Ngoma
Best Feature Documentary at the Northwest Film Festival, 2011;
Nominated for best documentary at FESPACO and at the African Movie Academy Awards.

Neria
Awards: 3rd Best Film, Best Actress, Best Musical Score, MNET 1992;
Best Director/OAU Award, Carthage, 1993; Runner-up/Drama, National Black Programming Consortium, 1993;
Best Foreign Film, Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame, 1993;
VIII Black International Cinema – Indiana University/Berlin, 1993;
Special Mention Catholic Commission on Human Rights, FESPACO, 1993;
Public & OCIC Prize, Milan, 1993;
Best of First Feature, Cinevue, 1994.

Yellow Card
People’s Choice Award – Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF), July 2000;
Best Music Award – Southern Africa Film Festival (SAFF), Zimbabwe, September 2000;
Jury Award – Pan African Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA, February 2001;
Best Feature from Southern Africa Region – Pan African Broadcast & Heritage Award (PABHA), 2001;
Best Children’s Film – XVI Black International Cinema, Berlin, 2001;
Exemplary Media Created to Improve the Human Condition – Council on Foundations Film & Video Festival, USA, 2001;
Best Actor – Festival of Kourougba, Morocco, 2002;
Innovation in Youth Communication Award, ICASA Film Festival, Nigeria, 2005.

Also films MFDI executive produced in Tanzania:

Mdundiko
Achievement in Narrative Feature Film at the 2013 Silicon Valley African Film Festival

Network
Best Picture at the African Film Development Awards Awards Ceremony – Zanzibar International Film Festival 2014;
Best Feature Film – Tanzania Film Awards (TAFA) 2015;
Best Director : John Kalaghe – Tanzania Film Awards (TAFA) 2015;
Best Actor In Leading Role : Brian Ibrate  – Tanzania Film Awards (TAFA) 2015;

Siri ya Mtungi
Best Mass Media at the AfriComNet Annual Award for Excellence in Health Communication in Africa 2015;

Sunshine
Best Screenplay for an African Film at the African Film Development Awards Awards Ceremony – Zanzibar International Film Festival 2014;