Maliza Productions is a production company, specialising in drama for screen and stage.
The Blues Lover is Maliza Productions' latest short film. Written and directed by Ery Nzaramba, and starring Kirsten Hazel Smith and Rob Tucker, The Blues Lover is a thriller about a woman's past, a man's secret and a saxophone player, in which Fatal Attraction meets The Usual Suspects.
Split/Mixed is the latest play to be produced by Maliza Productions. Directed by Nyasha Hatendi, written and performed by Ery Nzaramba, the one man play is a poetic coming-of-age tale and a revealing portrait of Rwanda caught in a bloody fratricidal war.
The play will be performed at the United Solo Festival in New York in November 2013.
In development: FAMA, a play written by Ery Nzaramba. FAMA follows the rise and fall of the eponymous prince Fama as his country is colonised, then emerges from the throes of independence to be gripped by a fratricidal conflict. Ery was awarded a Grant for the Arts by the Arts Council of England to develop it, adapting the play FAMA by Koffi Kwahulé and setting it in a fictional region based on his native Rwanda.
In development: Deja Vu, a short film written by Ery Nzaramba. A super-natural thriller that gives new meaning to the old saying 'Love conquers all'. The Sixth Sense meets Back to the Future.