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TANZANIA TRANSIT

by Jeroen Van Velzen

synopsis

On board a sleeper train crossing Tanzania, the stories of three passengers unfold. Rukia is an entrepreneurial woman, on her way to begin a new life. Isaya is an old Masai man heading back to the bush with his grandson. Peter, a powerful preacher, makes money by letting his followers pay for his services. This microcosm offers a glimpse into their lives as each character moves towards an uncertain future in this precarious society.

international title: Tanzania Transit
original title: Tanzania Transit
country: Netherlands
sales agent: Journeyman Pictures
year: 2018
genre: documentary
directed by: Jeroen Van Velzen
film run: 75'
screenplay: Jeroen Van Velzen, Esther Eenstroom
cinematography by: Niels van Koevorden
film editing: Patrick Minks
music: Christiaan Verbeek
producer: Digna Sinke
production: SNG Film (Studio Nieuwe Gronden)
distributor: Amstelfilm, Journeyman Pictures