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Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire on Disney+ this July

May 25, 2023

By Nik Roseveare

To mark Africa Day (May 25th), Disney+ has announced that Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire, a 10-part collection of original animated short films, will premiere exclusively on Disney+ on July 5th.

Featuring stories from creators hailing from Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe, Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire promises to take viewers on a ride into Africa’s future, presenting visions of the continent as never before seen. The action-packed animated anthology draws on the continent’s rich and diverse histories and cultures to present 10 sci-fi and fantasy stories featuring bold and brave new worlds of advanced technology, aliens, spirits and monsters. 

The 10 films are: Stardust (Ahmed Teilab, Egypt), Mkhuzi: The Spirit Racer (Simangaliso ‘Panda’ Sibaya and Malcolm Wopé, South Africa), Hatima (Terence Maluleke and Isaac Mogajane, South Africa), Enkai (Ng’endo Mukii, Kenya), Moremi (Shofela Coker, Nigeria), Surf Sangoma (Nthato Mokgata and Catherine Green, South Africa), Mukudzei (Pious Nyenyewa and Tafadzwa Hove, Zimbabwe), First Totem Problems (Tshepo Moche, South Africa), Herderboy (Raymond Malinga, Uganda) and You Give Me Heart (Lesego Vorster, South Africa).

Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire is executive produced by Peter Ramsey (co-director of the Oscar-winning Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse), alongside Tendayi Nyeke and Anthony Silverston from Triggerfish, the lead studio on this anthology.

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