Introducing Zimbabwe's first film on Netflix

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A R140 000 budget*, a good story line, a cast and crew determined to make it work despite cash, power and water shortages, riots, and the devastating consequences of a countrywide economic crisis. Those were the ingredients for Cook Off, Zimbabwe’s gem of a feature film that’s now making history and raking in praise.

In this endearing underdog tale, single mom Anesu is pitted against professional chefs after her son and grandmother sign her up for a national television cooking competition. And she falls in love and has other delicious triumphs.

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