1 March 2013

Zambia: Stolen Money, Aunt Mummy in Nationwide Premiere

WITH the 2012 Oscar awards done, the onus is on Zambian film makers to come up with movies that will one day get a node at the prestigious academy awards and the journey to that wonderland is still on.

After releasing Justice at Stake, Crazed by Nature, Tape and the much improved and hit movie 'Rhythm in the Falls', Nonkas films has released two more big screen movies that will premiere in all major cities in Zambia next Saturday.

Stolen Money and Aunt Mummy will concurrently show for the first in Lusaka at Fresh View cinemas, Ndola at Broadway cinemas, in Kitwe at Kitwe Little Theatre, the tourist capital will see the action packed movies at Victoria hall while the quiet town of Kasama will host the movie at Kasama Golf Club.

Nonkas Films Creative Manager Felix Muyembi told Times Entertainment that following the kudos that 'Rhythm in the Falls' received from the general public, the film firm has improved more on the latest films thereby making them of international quality.

"Following the high praises that people showered on 'Rhythm in the Falls', we decided to fine tune a few things that went wrong, now I can assure the people out there that Zambia is finally on the world map when it comes to movies," he said.

Muyembi said in order to have these movies watched by all ages, Nonkas Films has decided to show the first movie at 1500 hours with the last one showing two hours later.

In Stolen Money, an armed robber accidentally shoots a taxi driver's daughter in an exchange of fire under a pursuit by the police. The poor taxi driver (Dylan) rushes his daughter to the hospital but the hospital authorities charges him a hug sum of money for his daughter's treatment which he unfortunately struggles to pay to save the young life.

Later the same criminal who shot his daughter unknowing books Dylan again after his operations but this criminal is not just from any other operation but from one where he robbed a foreign national of huge sums of money.

What will Dylan do considering the person who is causing his daughters pain has unknowingly availed himself with the kind of money that can save his beloved daughters life? The cast consisting Sean Mwila, Nomsa Munalula and Dizi executes the rest of the story.

In Aunt Mummy, daughter of a respected pastor is accepted to the university but unfortunately falls in the hands of wrong friends who introduce her to the life of money, sex and drugs, and she falls pregnant.

After giving birth she abandons her child, but watch what happens in the future when her past catches up with her after discovering that her husband is impotent? Mclean Njobvu and Joshua Katope are the main acts in Aunt Mummy.

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