Almost a year after, they tied the knot Vitalis and Nyaradzo Chikoko produced a short film titled “Be Woke”.
The short film is about a teenage girl called Tino who comes from an affluent family who are often to busy to the extend that they fail to monitor their child access to the internet.
Tino’s unmonitored access to the internet would see her hooking with a guy via social networking site of facebook. With the excitement of meeting Mr Right face to face Tino lies to her parents that she will be travelling for a hockey game in Bulawayo.
The 15 minute short film highlights how the internet has enabled sex trafficking charming their target into online relationship with the ultimate goal of meeting in person. Featuring seasoned actor Sitshengisiwe Siziba. Other cast members are dancers Tarsheen Mpofu and Alexis Thuthani.
Nyaradzo Nhongonhema Chikoko an alumni of the Mandela Washington Fellowship directed and produced the film.Her husband Vitalis Chikoko also worked with her as the assistant producer. The film is available on www.playafrika.tv and is free to stream.