Australia based Zambian award winning actress and filmmaker Matildah Muchindu is back for the year 2021 with her latest film creation “The Rise and Fall”. The crime drama which will be filmed across two continents, in three different countries, features the finest talent from Australia, Nollywood and Zambia, with the likes of Patience Ozokwor, Yul Edodiche, Zubby Michael, Prince Uche Okafor HRH, Chizzy Alich, Cassie Kabwita and Wanga Zulu. The film is based on a youngster, Lukundo, who grows up to become a notorious drug lord in Zambia, after years of being groomed in the illegitimate business under the mentorship of his uncle Timothy, a seasoned international drug trafficker running a highly organized underground drug ring.All this happens under the nose of the unsuspecting Barbra, Lukundo’s mother, the highest price is paid along the way as business rivals are made, leaving families and relationships permanently destroyed. The movie is written by Zambian film writer Emmanuel.L.Musonda, and directed by Chisenga Nkhoneke and Wendy Spencer.

By Chanda Kunda