Camilla Nielsson

  • ShowBiz

    Film star Thandiwe Newton appointed producer of Chamisa-centred documentary

    British-Zimbabwean actor and activist Thandiwe Newton, who was named to the Queen’s New Year’s Honors List, receiving an OBE for services to film and charity, has joined documentary “President” as executive producer. The film won a Special Jury Prize at Sundance Film Festival this year and will screen at AFI Docs on Thursday. The film captures Zimbabwe at a crossroads.…

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  • Politics

    Trump has left Chamisa in a tough spot: Hollywood film director

    FOLLOWING the documentary Democrats [+], Danish film director Camilla Nielsson returns to Zimbabwe with President [+] – this time to observe the country’s first “fair” election in 2018. As Nelson Chamisa, ready to build a new country, butts heads with Emmerson Mnangagwa, things get ugly right in front of her camera. CinemaEurope talked to Nielsson about the film, which has just scooped the Special Jury Award for Vérité Filmmaking…

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  • Politics

    Nelson Chamisa featured in high-drama Hollywood documentary thriller

    By Zimbabwe Voice / Agencies OPPOSITION MDC Alliance president Nelson Chamisa is the central figure in “President”, a new documentary that centres on the 2018 presidential election in Zimbabwe, the first election following the removal of Robert Mugabe by his own military chiefs. “President” is directed by Danish/American filmmaker Camilla Nielsson and is her second feature documentary set amidst the…

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