Private Project


Bongo flava is Tanzanias own popmusic-genre which today grows outside the borders of the nation. Samuel, from a swedish town called Trollhättan, is also a music producer in Tanzania and travels back to help his friend, the artist Marlaw, to find his way back to the spotlight.

  • Kristian Erskog
    Det Gömda Folket (2015)
  • Okular Media
  • Filmbryggan
  • Samuel "Fundi Samweli" Lundström
    Key Cast
  • Marima "Marlaw" Lawrence
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    28 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 1, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    2,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
  • Country of Filming:
    Sweden, Tanzania, United Republic of
  • Language:
    English, Swahili, Swedish
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital DSLR
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Director Biography - Kristian Erskog

Has studied both film production and journalism. Currently working as a reporter and host for swedish public service, Sveriges Television.

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Director Statement

I am 26 year old, born in Colombia and raised in Sweden. Two very different countries. That has drawn me to explore and find similarities between people from different corners of the world in order to show that we in the end of the day are not that different at all.