“ALKEBULAN”: A New Film Celebrating African Heritage and Identity

“ALKEBULAN”: A New Film Celebrating African Heritage and Identity

The forthcoming film “ALKEBULAN” is poised to offer an unprecedented cinematic journey into Africa’s rich heritage and cultural identity. This highly anticipated film, created by a passionate team of African filmmakers, seeks to reclaim and celebrate the continent’s narrative, heritage, and pride.

“ALKEBULAN” tells the story of a young woman grappling with her sense of belonging in a world heavily influenced by colonial legacies and societal expectations. Guided by her elders and the lessons from her ancestors, she embarks on a quest to reclaim her identity and rewrite her people’s narrative. The film aims to rekindle a deep love and appreciation for Africa, showcasing its beauty and complexity through compelling storytelling.

The film’s production spans several stunning African locations, including Rwanda in Musanze, Kigali, and the Kigali Convention Centre and Zimbabwe in Harare, Chinhoyi, Victoria Falls, and Bvumba

“ALKEBULAN” features representation from various African countries, including South Africa, Rwanda, Zimbabwe, Senegal, Nigeria, Kenya, and Uganda. The film is produced by Tariro Washe of Zimbabwe and Annette Uwizeye of Rwanda, with Tariro Washe also serving as the executive producer under the Meso Maviri banner.

“ALKEBULAN” explores several profound themes, Identity & Heritage, Family & Community, Cultural Exploration and Empowerment Through Storytelling.

The mission of “ALKEBULAN” is to redefine African cinema, challenge stereotypes, and amplify African voices. The filmmakers aim to inspire, educate, and empower audiences to embrace their heritage and shape their own destinies. The vision for “ALKEBULAN” is to create a more inclusive, equitable, and vibrant Africa, using film to ignite conversations, spark social change, and build bridges of understanding and empathy across borders.

The creators of “ALKEBULAN” invite everyone to support and share the journey of this groundbreaking film. By spreading the word and sharing the love, audiences can help ignite a movement of appreciation for Africa—our beloved Alkebulan.

For more information, follow @alkebulanfilm on social media and join the conversation using the hashtag #AlkebulanFilm.

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