Mai Jai Films is a boutique production and arts management company founded by Rumbi Katedza in 2008. The company produces narrative and documentary content, as well as convening training workshops for aspiring filmmakers. Mai Jai Films is pioneering a new generation of films and filmmakers from Africa through smart partnerships and creative co-productions. View Mai Jai Films on Vimeo
When Nyarai finds out that her cousin Nonto is getting married, she and her traditionally challenged friend Maxi, are set into a frenzy at the thought that their time to find ‘Mr. Right’ may be running out! Set in Harare, Playing Warriors is a comedy feature film about women trying to balance the expectations of tradition while being modern and independent in present day Zimbabwe.
Opening billboard for the variety talk show ‘All Woman’ hosted by Adiona Chidzonga, Nyaradzo Viki-Mavindidze, Tendai Karonga and R Tendo Tapiwa.
African Development Bank
Centre for Conflict Management and Transformation
International Committee for the Red Cross
Media for Development Trust
Search for Common Ground
Steps for the Future
Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association
Zimbabwe International Film Festival Trust
WORK IN PROGRESS
In the aftermath of a military takeover in Zimbabwe and the subsequent resignation of long-time President Robert Mugabe, two women campaign on independent tickets for positions in the country’s male-dominated legislature. Against the backdrop of clandestine and overt intimidation, they bravely fight for change in a ‘new Zimbabwe’. The film is looking for post-production funds.