Zola Maseko

Filmmaker (South Africa)


| Utne Reader September / October 2007


Maseko became the first South African to win Africa's leading prize for fiction film with his 2005 biopic Drum on the life and death of the journalist Henry Nxumalo. Maseko was born in exile and educated in Swaziland and Tanzania. He studied in England at the National Film School at Beaconsfield. Capturing popular memory lies at the heart of his work, and he also directed In Search of Our History, an 11-part series for the South African Broadcasting Corporation.

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