Zimbabwean hit movie “The Gentleman ” to premiere in the UK

Executive Producer Sylvia Chimhina has 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 be attending the glamorous red carpet premiere at the Prince Charles Cinema in London’s Leicester Sq on Saturday 24 March 2012. The two actors will be joined by the director, Joe Njagu and Sylvia Chimhina (Executive Producer) who will also be traveling to London for the premiere.

MthandazoThe Gentleman  which was released in October last year has already won director, Joe Njagu an award at  the American International Film Festival for best “Best Director” in the foreign language category, with Munya winning the National Arts Merit Award for “Outstanding Male”.

Munya Chidzonga

Munya Chidzonga

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.

The premiere is sponsored by Sylvia Chimhina Group; Base Africa Consulting; Quartz Marketing and Zollywood.


The Gentleman UK Premiere
Saturday, March 24, 2012
5.30 PM, Red Carpet Event
Tickets available from :
Prince Charles Cinema
7 Leicester Place
London, WC2H 7BY

After Party will be held at:

Bond night club
24 Kingly Street, Soho,

London,  W1B 5QP, United Kingdom

Promo clip:


Thank you,

Compiled by Mike Tashaya