By Amini Nyaungo
Tanzania Film Board has been ordered to meet with Tanzania Communications Regulations Authority (TCRA) to discuss on how films and TV series can be scheduled for airing on television stations and on movie theatres.
The order was issued by the Minister of Information, Culture, Art and Sports Dr. Harrison Mwakembe on Saturday when he met with members of the Board of Directors of the Tanzania Film Board in Dar es Salaam, citing that it’s the only thing that will make fans love home movies.
Also, the Minister has asked for the Arts and Film Associations to oversee the quality of artwork in order to satisfy consumers' needs.
“Film board you have a great responsibility to make sure that you protect Tanzania traditions and values. I need you and TCRA meet up before June 6, 2018, and make sure that an agreement is reached,” he said.
Executive Secretary of the Tanzania Film Board, Mrs. Joyce Fissoo has assured Minister Mwakyembe that the execution of the order will take place immediately because it has been challenging as laws of the land has been confusing. But they promised to overcome all the challenges.