Anesu is Zimbabwean single mother whose life is turned upside down when her son enters her into a reality TV cooking competition. But will Anesu be able to compete against professional chefs and qualify for the show and a chance to win $10 000?
Cook Off is a romantic comedy set in contemporary, middle-class Harare where people struggle with love and ambition, women have natural hair styles and everyone watches universally recognizable cooking shows. Warm, family film that provides a quotidian impression of Zimbabwe right before President Mugabe was peacefully deposed. Featuring Zimbabwean stars including Tendaiishe Chitima, Michael Kudakwashe, singer Tehn Diamond and poet Chirikure Chirikure.
Sat, Nov 24
Wed, Nov 28