Maliza Productions was founded by Ery Nzaramba. 'Kuliza' means 'to make cry' in Kinyarwanda... so beautiful it makes you cry... Beauty, emotions, the clash of times and cultures... are amongst the qualities that Maliza productions (for stage and screen) aspire to explore.
Featured work include
Split/Mixed, a one-man play written and performed by Ery Nzaramba
DREAM OF A NATION, a new play being written by Ery Nzaramba. Ery has been twice awarded a Grant for the Arts by the Arts Council of England to develop it, in 2013 and 2015.
The Blues Lover, a short film written and directed by Ery Nzaramba, an official selection of the Portobello Film Festival 2014.
In development: Feature film Flora and Dambudzo (working title), written by Ery Nzaramba and Agnieszka Piotrowska. In post independence Zimbabwe, in the wake of the victory against white dominion and the apartheid system, a white married woman has a toxic affair with a famous black writer. Based on the true story of Zimbabwean writer Dambudzo Marechera and German academic Flora Veit-Wild, who recently made public her affair with the iconoclastic writer. The film will be directed by Agnieszka Piotrowska and star Ery Nzaramba in the role of Dambudzo. The script has been finalised and filming is planned to take place beginning of 2016 in Harare (Zimbabwe).
In development: Knocking on Heaven's door, a film written by Ery Nzaramba, in which he explores forgiveness and reconciliation in the aftermath of a war.