Manu Kurewa

Biography: Born in Zimbabwe in 1965, Manu Kurewa is a filmmaker based in the UK. His background is in community touring theatre, where he worked extensively with youth groups to create plays that voiced community concerns. Kurewa attended a directing course at the National Film and Television School in England where he made three short films including One Sunday Morning (1997) and Mangwana (1998, Cannes Film Festival). He has since been commissioned to adapt a successful Harare stage play, Waiters, into a ZBC television series back in 2000, and completed a half-hour drama entitled Small Love, for Scottish television. The film is about two youths suffering from mental health problems.

(Source: AFF, Inc.)

Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
One Sunday Morning (1997,2002);
Mangwana (1998, 2002).

Lloyds Bank Channel 4 Film Challenge – Cold Season (1996);
One Sunday Morning (1997);
Mangwana (1998);
Waiters (2000);
Small Love (2001).