Lands of our Fathers – screenings

Lands of Our Fathers — My African Legacy screened at 10.30pm Sunday 25 September 2005 on TV3, New Zealand.

Lands of our Fathers.


  • 10.10am Wednesday 28th September, 2005 in DOCNZ inaugural festival (in competition). Academy Cinema, Auckland, NZ.
  • Blackbear Film Festival, USA: 13 — 16 October 2005
  • Cinéma des Antipodes, St Tropez, France, 17 — 23 October 2005.
  • SABC1, South Africa, 10pm 15 August, 2005.

A finalist in best documentary at Female Eye Film Festival, Toronto in June 2005. Premiered at World Cinema Showcase 2005, New Zealand.

“The film sets up a synthesis of past, future and present that’s aesthetically satisfying and spiritually challenging at the same time.”

— Bill Gosden, Director NZ International Film Festivals

Bushcraft in association with Gaylene Preston Productions and with assistance from NZ On Air and TV3.

Lands of our Fathers soundtrack.

Lands of our Fathers soundtrack.

Original Music Soundtrack Available on CD

Zimbabwe’s best loved songwriter / composer Oliver Mtukudzi, joined with New Zealand’s Whirimako Black and Jonathan Besser over one week in Auckland created the soundtrack for Lands of Our Fathers — My African Legacy. The theme song Une Chikonzero includes lyrics We all have the right to be who we are sung in Shona, Maori and English.

Available either from Bushcraft or NZ retailers.