Lusaka, Zambia

saving chalo

advocacy film project

Saving Chalo is a short film video advocacy project about Justina who loses her husband from
cancer, she sets up a local cooperative center that sales safer tobacco harm reduction
products but must face the local business cigarette sellers.

Scholar Bio

Emmanuel Mwape “Chungu” (Born March 18, 1991) Is a Zambian film-maker who is a Multi-choice Talent Factory Alumni, Multi-award winning film-maker with awards both local and international coiled with diverse experience in the production of fiction, non-fiction films and recently established a Media house specialized in producing different audio visual works.

He is currently a Scholar of the Tobacco Harm Reduction program, a project funded by Knowledge Action Change which is a health agency that focuses on harm reduction as a key public health strategy.

He is passionate about telling stories that communicate to various communities. Some of the notable projects he has worked on are Documentaries of the United States Department through the  Mandela Washington fellows,  “SAUL”, feature film, Award winning short films “Confession” and “Zambian Cab which boosts of five awards in Best Short documentary at different festivals, among them is Moja Italia Festival in Italy and Zambia’s most travelled short film to international festivals called “Sex” among his recent works worked on is  “The Painting” an AMVCA nominated film, Uncle Limbani comedy drama series season one and two which he took in the role of “Director of Photography,” both commissioned produced by Zambezi Magic.

Most of his works have mainly been themed on urban crimes, Social problems and beliefs.


3rd-4th November, 2021

12th Educational Film Festival EDUKINO , National Gallery of Art, Warsaw Poland.

uMgungundlovu Film Festival

27th November 2021, at Bessie Head Library, Voortrekker Museum Hall, South Africa.

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