Gamboa, Zeze

About Zeze Gamboa

Filmography (IMDb)



Parrott, R. Joseph. “The Hero.” African Studies Review, vol. 57, no. 1, 2014

Salti, Rasha. “O Grande Kilapy no Festival de Toronto” Buala, 29 Aug. 2012

Scott, A. O. “Around the World in Less Than 80 Days: The Hero.” The New York Times, 23 Mar. 2005



Lança, Marta. “An Approach to Film Making in Angola that Is Consistent, Mature and Upright, Interview with Zézé Gamboa.” Buala, 10 Jan. 2011



Santos, Emanuelle. “National Representation in the Age of Transnational Film: A Lusophone Story.” Portuguese Studies, vol. 34, no. 2, 2018

Millar, Lanie. “Postwar Politics in O Herói and Kangamba.” The Global South Atlantic, Bystrom and Slaughter (eds.), 2018

Stewart, Katy. “Between Memory and Erasure: Zézé Gamboa’s O Grande Kilapy and the Legacy of Portuguese Colonialism.” Comunicação e Sociedade, vol. 29, no. 2, 2016

Ryan, Connor. “Regimes of Waste: Aesthetics, Politics, and Waste from Kofi Awoonor and Ayi Kwei Armah to Chimamanda Adichie and Zeze Gamboa.” Research in African Literatures, vol. 44, no. 4, 2013

Sabine, Mark. “Rebuilding the Angolan Body Politic: Global and Local Projections of Identity and Protest in O Herói/The Hero (Zézé Gamboa, 2004).” Journal of African Cinemas, vol. 3, no. 2, 2011

Da Silva, Antônio Márcio. “Viewing the Angolan Experience of War and Peace through the Filmic Representations of Luanda in Maria João Ganga's Na Cidade Vazia/Hollow City (2004) and Zezé Gamboa's O Herói/The Hero (2004).” Journal of African Cinemas, vol. 3, no. 2, 2011

Kehr, Dave. “Part Tale, Part Real: Film From Stricken Angola.” The New York Times, 24 Mar. 2005

Andrade-Watkins, Claire. “Portuguese African Cinema: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives: 1969 to 1993.” Research in African Literatures, vol. 26, no. 3, 1995




Dir. O Grande Kilapy (2012)

Wri. and Dir. Bom Dia, África (2009)

Dir. The Hero (2004)

Dir. O Desassossego de Pessoa (2002)

Dir. Burned by Blue (2001)

Dir. “Dissidence”, La Case de l'Oncle Doc (2000)

Dir. Mopiopio (1991)