Tabu

14:12
by Justin Spray
in Shorts

Tabu, a school girl in rural Tanzania, is desperate to go to school to improve her chances in life but the risks she takes to get here, threaten the very thing she cherishes the most: her education.

This narrative fiction was created from the testimony of young women and made by first-time filmmakers in the community of Lindi, Southern Tanzania in collaboration with filmmaker, Justin Spray and the NGO, VSO.


Director Biography – Justin Spray
Justin Spray is a Chartered Psychologist who has worked in the areas of mental health, homelessness and conflict for over 20 years. He turned to filmmaking in his quest to tell stories that explore what makes us human and give a voice to the marginalized.

He graduated in a Masters in Filmmaking from London Film School in 2016 and has since made several short films that have received wide recognition is festivals around the world including Upsalla and Aesthetica.


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