Private Project

a visit to Chiconelane

PANDZA Land is a German-Mozambican collaboration, each story focusing on distinct facets and individual experiences of life in PAIS DO PANDZA.

N° 2 a visit to Chiconelane, DE/ MZ 2019
Chiconelane is a small Mozambican community in the province of Gaza. A visit to Chiconelane gives a joyful introduction to the spiritual way of life and peaceful existence with nature.

  • Heike Roch
  • Heike Roch
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    24 minutes 44 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 12, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    20,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
  • Country of Filming:
  • Shooting Format:
    25 FPS
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Live screenings in Maputo, Mozambique - European Union Week-Mozambique, CCFM - Centro Cultural Franco-Moçambicano, Fundação Fernando Leite Couto

    May 15, 2019
Distribution Information
  • Heike Roch
    Country: Germany
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Heike Roch

Heike Kirsten Roch studied fashion design in Berlin and São Paulo. Through the end of 80's she lived in Rome, till 2012 in Hamburg and Berlin. She worked for creative agencies and editors, designing trend- and forecast products. She studied journalism out of personal interest in a further form of expressionism and travelled through Brazil and Belize. Since 2013 Heike Roch has been working in the culture area in Maputo, Mozambique as a journalist, author and director.

PANDZA LAND is referring to a different life in a different reality, comprised of a series of short films, live performances and printed materials.

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Director Statement

“The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.” Albert Einstein