UK, Zimbabwe | 2016 | 29min | DCP | COLOR | Documentary | World Music
20 years ago, blind musician Daniel Gonora was the leader of Zimbabwe’s largest touring group, the Jairos Jiri band. Daniel is one of three surviving band members out of 32, while the rest died of AIDS. To feed his poverty-stricken family, Daniel now plays music on the streets of Zimbabwe with his young gifted son Isaac on drums.
A.a.V. Amasi is an independent documentary filmmaker based in United Kingdom, born and raised in Zimbabwe. In 2008, his debut film Chauya Chauya – A Risky Life won him a place on the Directing Documentary course at the National Film and Television School, with a Barchester Scholarship and a BBC Training Bursary.