Private Project

Injiji (Ignoramii)

If words were drugs , poets were dealers who would buy their product?
An idealist poet tries to sell his drug (esoteric secrets ) to the working class but no one has the time.

  • Ganza Moise
  • Ganza Moise
  • Shema Deve
  • Ryumugabe Remy
  • Ganza Moise
  • Igihozo Regis
    Key Cast
  • Manywa N. Amandine
    Key Cast
  • Ngabo Emmanuel
    Key Cast
  • Shema Deve
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short
  • Runtime:
    19 minutes 31 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 20, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    100 USD
  • Country of Origin:
  • Country of Filming:
    Rwanda, Tanzania, United Republic of
  • Shooting Format:
    Smartphone HD
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
Director Biography - Ganza Moise

Ganza Moise is an independent filmmaker, poet and a published children's book author and based in Kigali, Rwanda.
In 2015, he wrote and directed his first short film Despair.
The film was later selected in Mashariki African Film Festival and the Uganda Film Festival of 2016. He attended a writing and directing workshop in the Mashariki African Film Festival where his script was picked among the 2 best, this resulted the production of his film “Umuturanyi”.

To date he has worked on more than 10 short films as assistant Director some are waiting by Mbabazi Philbert , Torment by Nyirinkwaya Ngoma, DISCONECTED by Shema Deve , Mutiganda wa Nkunda’s feature film NAMELESS . He was also Second Assistant Director for a Heineken Primus ad.

In March 2017, he attended the Haile Guerima workshop in Luxor African Film Festival where his third short film “Sukut” was produced.
Sukut was officially selected in various film festivals: the 2017 Sillicon Valley African Film Festival, Cascade Festival of African Films (Portland), the 2018 AfrYKamera film festival in Warsaw and the Zanzibar International film Festival 2018. And Africa in Motion Film Festival 2019.

In 2019 he has co-produced “Mnemosyne” a short by Ryumugabe Remy.
He is currently working on the post production first feature docu-fiction film ‘Kinema’ which he co-directed with Ryumugabe Remy.

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Director Statement

Through the three stages of using a drug , (The pre-using anxiety ,the high euphoria and the paranoia of coming down)
Injiji explores the importance of words in our Rwandan psyche through footages of people in their daily lives(reality) in contrast with a fictional concept of an idealist poet/drug dealer trying to sell his esoteric secrets / drugs to the mass like Prometheus bringing fire to the people but no one is interested , what would he do with the fire?