Green Star Campaign

Green Star is a campaign that encourages Tanzanians to seek out family planning information wherever they see the Green Star logo. In 2013 this campaign was relaunched and MFDI produced two comedy spots to encourage Tanzanians to challenge misconceptions and seek out the Green Star!

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Wazazi Nipendeni

The Wazazi Nipendeni campaign promotes prenatal care as well as safe motherhood, breastfeeding and vaccination. These four spots were conceived by Pat Olvera of Khangarue Media and produced by MFDI in partnership with Johns Hopkins University and USAID.

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Siri ya Mtungi Season 2 Complete

Siri ya Mtungi Season 2 Complete

After a very successful first season of MFDI’s hit television drama, Siri ya Mtungi, production for the second season has been completed. There is much anticipation for the second season, which will introduce new captivating characters and unexpected twists guaranteed to keep audiences entertained. The second season of Siri ya

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Kufa au Kupona

Kufa au Kupona

MDFI’s latest production, Kufa au Kupona, is a 30 minute docudrama that follows three women and their personal traumatic stories relating to malaria.  The film is brought to life through dramatic reenactments of these stories.  Kufa au Kupona was directed by Chris Morgan, a young and talented director living in Tanzania.

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Swahiliwood Films Released on DVD

Swahiliwood Films Released on DVD

The three Swahiliwood feature films: Sunshine, Network, and Mdundiko,  have been released throughout Tanzania by Proin Promotions distributors.  After a very successful launch of the films at the Oyster Bay cinemas in Dar es Salaam, there has been a lot of anticipation for the release of these films. Below you

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Siri ya Mtungi Season 1 Available on DVD

Siri ya Mtungi Season 1 Available on DVD

Siri ya Mtungi Season 1 is now available on DVD throughout Tanzania through Proin Promotions distribution company.  A list of all the distribution points are available here.  Proin Promotions is a new up and coming distribution company in Tanzania.  The entire season is released on a two disc set (episodes

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Siri ya Mtungi Nominated for 7 Africa Magic Awards

Siri ya Mtungi Nominated for 7 Africa Magic Awards

Siri ya Mtungi has been nominated for seven awards at the 2014 DSTV Africa Magic Awards held in Lagos Nigeria in March 2014.  One of these nominations includes a special viewers choice awards, where anyone can vote online.  The viewers choice award nomination goes to Juma Rajab for his role

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Siri ya Mtungi on Instagram

Siri ya Mtungi on Instagram

Siri ya Mtungi has started an Instagram account so audiences can now follow the popular television show’s photo and video feeds. The wide range of photographs include Season 2 behind the scenes daily images, video shout-outs by the Siri ya Mtungi stars, competitions, and much more.  To follow Siri ya

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Siri ya Mtungi Episodes Available on Youtube

Siri ya Mtungi Episodes Available on Youtube

All 13 episodes of Season 1 of MFDI’s popular television drama, Siri ya Mtungi, can now be seen on the Swahiliwood Youtube channel!  Visit www.youtube.com/swahiliwood and scroll down to the Siri ya Mtungi playlist to watch these episodes or simply click here.    To date, the Siri ya Mtungi episodes

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Swahiliwood Introduction

Swahiliwood Introduction

MFDI Tanzania in collaboration with JHUCCP Tanzania, is embarking on an exciting and innovative project, engaging the vibrant and growing Tanzanian film industry to coproduce feature films that embrace Entertainment-Education. The production process will focus on capacity building of local Swahiliwood filmmakers, and their Entertainment-Education themes will reach wide audiences

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