Cinematography

Zinhle is currently in post-production for her new film, The Minority Vote. Her first documentary film is Hands Up, which follows stories of the #BlackLivesMatter movement — from Ferguson to Baltimore.  In 2015, she was a fellow for the Full Frame Documentary Festival and co-produced and edited the short documentary, Follow the Noise. In 2014, she was the Director of Photography for TEDx Foggy Bottom and three of her TEDx videos received acclaim, two from The Huffington Post and the other being chosen as an “Editor’s Pick” on TED’s official website. Zinhle has also produced videos for the Smithsonian CROSSLINES Festival, The George Washington University, Planet Forward and DC Brau Brewing Company. She has a certification in documentary filmmaking from the Institute for Documentary Filmmaking at The George Washington University.

THE MINORITY VOTE

An original non-fiction documentary covering the most pressing issues facing millennials in the heat of the 2016 election.

Click the film poster to visit The Minority Vote website.

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BABY BLACK

Directed, filmed and produced this promotional video for “BABY BLACK” a new line of African fashion wear:

EVERYTHING BETWEEN

A short film. Traprock is a musical revolution. Ethan Spalding is the self-proclaimed inventor of this new musical genre. Ethan, like so many people, wants to make a living doing what he loves — his new single, “Panda in the Air” may help him do just that. 

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HANDS UP

An award-winning documentary about the #BlackLivesMatter movement — from Ferguson to Baltimore. A 2015 film. Trailer below:

Click the film poster to visit Hands Up website.

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SLOW AND LOW

A short on a Smithsonian trans-disciplinary installation that honors low rider culture and cultural food memory as a metaphor to discuss how what we memorialize defines what nourishes us. 

FOLLOW THE NOISE

A short documentary about a blind photographer. Premiering at Cucalorus Film Festival in 2015.

TEDX:

Zinhle was the Director of Photography for TEDX Foggy Bottom. She oversaw a team of three cinematographers and finalized and approved 21 TED talk videos.

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