The Zimbabwean hit movie “The Gentleman” will premiere in the UK on 24th March 2012. The Executive Producer Sylvia Chimhina confirmed that the lead actors from Zimbabwe’s first action crime drama, South African actor Presley Chweneyagae of “Tsotsi” fame and Munya Chidzonga from Big Brother Africa will attend the glamorous red carpet premiere at the Prince Charles Cinema in London’s Leicester Square.
The two actors will be joined by the director, Joe Njagu and Sylvia Chimhina (Executive Producer) who will also be travelling to London for the premiere.
“The Gentleman” which was released in October 2011 has already won the director an award at the American International Film Festival for best “Best Director” in the foreign language category. Munya also won the National Arts Merit Award for “Outstanding Male”.
Movie critics have praised the producers for raising the standards of the Zimbabwean film industry and for making a truly Pan -African film which has a cast from Zimbabwe, South Africa and Malawi.
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The premiere is sponsored by Sylvia Chimhina Group; Base Africa Consulting; Quartz Marketing and Zollywood.
The Gentleman UK premiere will be taking place on Saturday, March 24th, 2012 at 5.30pm. The red carpet tickets are available on the Eventbrite’s website and could be searched by the movie’s name.
The venue is Prince Charles Cinema, 7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7BY. An after party will be held at Bond nightclub on 24 Kingly Street, Soho, London, W1B 5QP, United Kingdom.