Nyasha Kadandara

Nyasha Kadandara is an award-winning Zimbabwean documentary filmmaker who has reported on breaking news, climate change, education, migration, health, and conflict in various parts of Africa. Nyasha holds a Master’s degree in journalism and documentary filmmaking from Columbia Journalism School. Her films have premiered at DOC NYC, SXSW and Sheffield Doc/Fest. Through the Fire received the Audience Choice Documentary Short Award at the Atlanta Docufest. Queens & Knights won first prize at the 2016 NBC Sports film contest Cptr’d. In 2019, her multimedia piece on transactional sex relationships in Kenya was a finalist for the One World Media Awards. Nyasha’s virtual reality documentary, Le Lac, about the effects of climate change and the Boko Haram insurgency around Lake Chad won the Best Digital Narrative Award at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019.

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