PILI

In this BAFTA-nominated first feature, Pili (Bello Rashid) lives in rural Tanzania, working in the fields for less than $1 a day to feed her two children and struggling to manage her HIV-positive status in secret. When she is offered the chance to rent a sought-after market stall, Pili is desperate to have it. But with only two days to get the deposit together, Pili is forced to make increasingly difficult decisions with ever-deepening consequences. How much will she risk to change her life? A unique collaboration between the filmmakers and the women who star in the film, the story is based on their stories and shot on location in Tanzania. Nominee, Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer, 2018 BAFTA Awards. (Note adapted from Studio Soho International.) DIR/SCR Leanne Welham; SCR/PROD Sophie Harman. UK/Tanzania, 2017, color, 83 min. In Swahili with English subtitles. NOT RATED

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83 Minutes
Drama

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