- Disney+ Hotstar has announced a 10-part show on Africa
- 10 filmmakers from Africa have been roped in by the streaming platform for the show.
- The show will start streaming on July 5
Africa is the new market, which every company in the world is looking to harp onto. The reasons are, pent-up consumer demand is significant, there is little foreign company presence, and less fierce competition. And so every big business in the world is going towards Africa.
And in the same vein, Disney+ Hotstar has also opened its platform for the filmmakers of the African continent. And has announced its collaboration with African makers recently. And now has been announced that Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire, a 10-part collection of original animated short films, will debut only on Disney+ Hotstar’s platform on July 5th to commemorate Africa Day on May 25th.
When and Where to Watch Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire
Disney+ Hotstar has announced the decision to stream Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire on its platform from July 5, with an artwork that is an original illustration by Nigerian artist and director Shofela Coker, the creator of one of the short films.
|Movie/Show Name||OTT Platform||Release Date||Language|
|Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire||Disney+ Hotstar||July 5||English|
Inspired by Africa’s diverse histories and cultures, #KizaziMoto: Generation Fire, an Original anthology of short films, will premiere July 5.
This artwork is an original illustration by Nigerian artist and director Shofela Coker, the creator of the short film “Moremi”. pic.twitter.com/DAuZF0I2l6
— Disney+ Hotstar (@DisneyPlusHS) May 29, 2023
Official Trailer and Plot
Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire, which features tales from authors from Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, and Zimbabwe, aims to transport viewers to the future of Africa by offering never-before-seen perspectives of the continent. The action-packed animated anthology presents 10 sci-fi and fantasy stories with brave and bold new worlds of sophisticated technology, aliens, spirits, and monsters, drawing on the continent’s rich and diverse histories and civilizations.
The 10 movies are: Hatima (Terence Maluleke and Isaac Mogajane, South Africa), Mukudzei (Pious Nyenyewa and Tafadzwa Hove, Zimbabwe), First Totem Problems (Tshepo Moche, South Africa), Stardust (Ahmed Teilab, Egypt), Mkhuzi: The Spirit Racer (Simangaliso ‘Panda’ Sibaya and Malcolm Wopé, South Africa), You Give Me Heart (Lesego Vorster, South Africa). Herderboy (Raymond Malinga, Uganda), Surf Sangoma (Nthato Mokgata and Catherine Green, South Africa), and Enkai (Ng’endo Mukii, Kenya.)
Peter Ramsey, who co-directed the Oscar-winning Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse, along with Tendayi Nyeke and Anthony Silverston from Triggerfish, the principal studio on this anthology, are executive producing Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire.
Animation movies are in vogue these days and adults along with kids are also liking this kind of content. So, the show Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire will surely exhilarate the audiences.
So, tune in to watch the show on Disney+ Hotstar and watch out for this space for more such updates.