ZIM high

Director: Tatenda Mbudzi | Mockumentary | Zimbabwe | Runtime: 86 min

 

Zim High is a documentary filmed in Zimbabwe by Aboriginal Australian Exchange student Simon Kaantju (17), showing what it’s like to attend the harshest, most cruel, and most prestigious high school in Africa. Simon follows the mercilessly bullied and anime obsessed Tatenda Mbudzi (17) who is desperately trying to win student votes in order to become a Prefect (All powerful student leader). If Tatenda becomes a Prefect, he gets scholarship funding to study anime in Japan, which is his biggest dream. As the Prefect selection date draws closer, Tatenda is forced to trust his election campaign to Simon - who gradually suggests more and more extreme methods for winning votes. Ultimately Tatenda must decide if his dreams; are worth killing for...