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Golden Globe-12 Years Of A Slave

Traditionally, The Golden Globe awards sets the tone for the Oscars. And if traditions are to be relied upon, then you can have a good clue of what is coming up.  Earlier today, The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the nominees for the 71st Golden Globes this morning in Beverly Hills, CA. The nominees are as follows with 12 Years of A Slave and American Hustle leads nominations each getting 7 nods;

Best Motion Picture – Drama

“12 Years A Slave”
“Captain Phillips”
Gravity
Philomena
“Rush”

Best Motion Picture – Comedy Or Musical

American Hustle
“Her”
Inside Llewyn Davis
“Nebraska”
“The Wolf of Wall Street”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Chiwetel Ejifor – “12 Years A Slave”
Idris Elba – “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom”
Tom Hanks – “Captain Phillips”
Matthew McConaughey – “Dallas Buyers Club”
Robert Redford – “All is Lost”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama

Cate Blanchett – “Blue Jasmine”
Sandra Bullock – “Gravity”
Judi Dench – “Philomena”
Emma Thompson – “Saving Mr. Banks”
Kate Winslet – “Labor Day

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MAANDALIZI ya tamasha kubwa la filamu lijulikanalo kwa jina la Arusha African Film Festival yanaendelea vizuri na kila kitu kinaenda kama kilivyopangwa, tamasha hilo ambalo linategemegea kuonyesha zaidi ya filamu 70 kutoka nchi 20, litambatana na utoaji wa semina ya utengenezaji wa filamu kwa watengeneza filamu ambao watajisajili kwa ajili ya Semina hiyo ambayo ni muhimu sana kwa watayarishaji na tasnia ya filamu kwa ujumla.

 

Akiongea na FC mmoja wa waratibu wa tamasha hilo Mary Birdi amesema kuwa ni tamasha ambalo linaleta mabadiliko makubwa katika tasnia ya filamu Swahiliwood, kwani watengeneza filamu kutoka sehemu mbalimbali watafika na kubadilisha mawazo na watengezaji wa filamu wa Tanzania, ni muhimu kila mdau akajipanga na kushiriki tamasha hili linalojenga.

 

“Ni tamasha ambalo linajenga tasnia ya filamu nchini hasa pale watu wetu wanavyopata workshop kwa ajili ya kazi wanazofanya, siku hizi teknorojia inakwenda kwa kasi ni vema kupata shortcourse mara kwa mara, lakini ni nafasi pia ya kutangaza Utalii wetu,”anasema Mary.

 

Tamasha la AAFF litazinduliwa tarehe 29.November.2013 Mount Meru Hotel Jijini Arusha wakati Semina sitaanza rasmi tarehe 25.

 

November. 2013 sambamba na maonyesho ya filamu katika sehemu zifutazo Alliance Francaise, Via Via, Mount Meru Hotel, Mango Tree, na New Arusha Hotel tamasha hili kiingilio ni bure kabisa, Siku 7 USIKOSE KUSHUHUDIA FILAMU KALI KUTOKA SEHEMU MBALIMBALI.

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I am not sure if you have watched the movie 12 Years Of  a Slave [ Directed by Steve McQueen] yet.If Yes, then you must have seen one of her best performances. She plays “Patsey” in the film that is already been mentioned as a contender of the Best Picture in the Oscars. If you haven’t watched 12 Years of Slave then I hope you saw Shuga,  an MTV award winning series drama back in 2009 where she played “Ayira”and she was also a Supporting Director. She recently got honored at Hollywood Films Awards alongside Steve McQueen for their work on 12 Years of A Slave. You can watch the episodes of Shuga here.

Here is the first Episode of Shuga

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Lupita Nyong’o , an actress and filmmaker,was born in Mexico in 1983 to a Kenyan family. She was primarily raised in Kenya and educated in the USA. She is a graduate of the Yale University School of Drama’s Acting program. Her father is Kenyan politician, Peter Anyang Nyong’o, a former Minister for Medical Services and was elected in 2013 to represent Kisumu County in the Kenyan Senate.

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Lupita at the premiere of 12 Years Of A Slave.

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Check out this movie. One of the best production from and about Tanzania. A great story too. It features some of our stars like Jokate Mwegelo, Yusuphu Mlela and late Sharo Milionea.

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Wema Sepetu, a former beauty queen, an actress and now officially a business-woman (she recently launched her production company) has a new look. She decided to give wigs and other add ons a break off her head. What do you think…she looks hot or not?

 

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Irene Uwoya na Jacqueline Wolper wote ni waigizaji katika Bongo Movies. Na kusema ukweli,kila mmoja ana mvuto wake ndani na nje ya uigizaji. Pamoja na wote kufanya kitu kimoja yaani uigizaji filamu,yasemekana hawaivi.Huwezi kuwaweka katika chungu kimoja.

Mbaya zaidi inasemekana kwamba kila mmoja anamuona mwenzake mbabaishaji linapokuja suala la kuigiza.Irene anasema Jacqueline hana kipaji.Jacqueline naye anasema hivyo hivyo. Wote wamewahi kukaririwa wakisema mwenzake hana kipaji wala uwezo wa kuwa naye katika filamu moja.Sijui kuna ukweli gani katika hili na kama ni kweli hawajawahi kabisa kuigiza katika filamu moja.

Lakini wakati wao wakibishana,yupo mtu ambaye anaweza kuwa mwamuzi mzuri zaidi.Wewe msomaji na mtizamaji wa Bongo Movies zikiwemo zile ambazo wawili hawa wameigiza.Unadhani nani Zaidi?

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Juu hapo ni cover ya filamu mpya ya Marehemu Steven Charles Kanumba. Inasambazwa na Steps Entertainment.One of the films I’d like to watch.

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Maisha yana majaribu.Kila siku ina changamoto yake.Labda hivyo ndivyo tunavyoweza kusema kwa kusoma,kusikia na kuona yale ambayo Ray Kigosi amepitia kwa mwaka huu tu wa 2012.Bila shaka ni mengi.Na mengi zaidi.Wiki iliyopita,Jumatatu ile,ndiye aliyeketi na Salama Jabir katika Mkasi na kusema yaliyo moyoni mwake.

Haya hapa mahojiano kamili ambayo kama yalivyo mengine,yote huanzia pale Amaya Beauty Salon & Spa,katikakati ya jiji la Dar-es-salaam(ndani ya kampaundi ya Air Tanzania Corporation-ATC) katika makutano ya mitaa ya Garden na Ohio.Hebu usijivunge,wapigie(0753 26 29 24, 078426 29 24 and 0716 60 44 95),watembelee na wewe upendeze kama wenzako wajanja wa mjini.WORD!

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Over the weekend, there was one event that attracted quite an attention in Tanzania especially across the  social media platforms.It was a launch of a movie titled Super Star which tells a life story(so far) of a former Miss Tanzania and actress,Wema Sepetu.The launch happened at Hyatt Hotel in Dar-es-salaam.

The above is a photo from the event.For more photos and news on this event,press here.

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Siku chache zijazo,msanii Steve Nyerere,ambaye yaelekea ameamua kujikita katika filamu zenye uhalisia fulani hususani zenye mrengo wa kisiasa,anatarajiwa kuzindua filamu yake mpya inayokwenda kwa jina Respect Nyerere ikiwa ni filamu kuhusu baadhi ya matukio au mambo yatokanayo na maisha ya Baba wa Taifa,Hayati Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere.

Steve Nyerere ambaye hivi karibuni alitoa filamu ya Mr.President ambayo ni filamu yenye matukio sambamba na maisha ya Rais wa sasa,Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete,amesema filamu ya Respect Nyerere itazinduliwa rasmi tarehe 14 Februari 2012 katika Hotel ya Serena jijini Dar-es-salaam.

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