Rumbi Katedza

Rumbi Katedza

South Africa

Biography

Rumbi has worked extensively in film and video in Southern Africa for over a decade.
Many of her short stories about contemporary Zimbabwean life have been published, including SNOWFLAKES IN WINTER which is part of Weaver Press's WOMEN WRITING ZIMBABWE collection, 
THE CORPSE, published in ILLUMINATIONS, and the award-winning BILLBOARD SMILE, which was one of the winners of the 2008 Anglo-Platinum Short Story Competition.
From 2004 to 2006 Rumbi served as Festival Director of the Zimbabwe International Film Festival and was instrumental in expanding the festival and its outreach programs to a wider audience.
She has directed a number of music videos for some of Zimbabwe's top artists, Her film credits include DANAI for which she was nominated for Best Director at the National Arts Merit Awards, and the award-winning films ASYLUM, TARIRO and BIG HOUSE, SMALL HOUSE. Her full length feature film PLAYING WARRIORS was released in 2011.

Films Selection