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MOVIE CREDITS
 

TUSAMEHE CAST
Fundi Kibwana .... ................. …Bilantanya Moses Bakeyemba
Blandina Donald as...................... Salome Kizito
Emma Kasiga as...........................Yuni
Robert Kataraiya as.................... Kipara 
Peter Omari as .......................... Rev. Makengele
Chemi Che-Mponda ...................Mama Kurusumu
Hassan Omari as .......................The Secretary General
LuAnn Kibira as ......................... Bilantanya's Doctor
Mike Wooten as..........................Salome's Doctor
Onesmo Kibira as ......................Dennis
KariAnn Craig as..........................Cindy
Andrea Jackson as.......................Bilantanya's secretary
Rev. Ron Johnson as....................Father
Christina Sedlacek as ................Bilantanya's Nurse "Gena"
Ben Allen as...............................Drug Company CEO
Maisara Abebe as.......................Helga
Gina Williams............................Girl #1 in the office
Paris Cannedey..........................Girl # 2 in the office
Brian Holmes..............................Bilantanya's Boss
Ombeni Goss.................................Salome's baby
Aaron Cross..................................Assisting Doctor
Tom Jung ......................................Doctor
Karen Green Jung...........................Nurse
Rob Hart .. ...............................Reporter # 1
Nathan Lassen........................... Reporter # 2
Lameck K. Omariba ...................Reporter # 3
Matt Olson ................................Reporter # 4
Roger Olson ...............................Employee at the Drug Company
Mary Olson...................................Employee at the Drug Company
Edmund Lweyunga Ijumba ..................Radio DJ "Da Voice"
Mukama Morandi.........................Guest in the Restaurant
Attelia Scott ..................................Guests in the Restaurant
Johannes Kataraiya..................... Guest at the wedding
Abela Kataraiya........................ .. Guest at the wedding
Erick Vedasto................................ Guest at the wedding
Annette Kaduri..................................Guest at the wedding
Ashiseta Lema....................................Bridesmaid
Evelyn Vedasto..........................……..Bridesmaid
Jackie Kritzeck.........................……..Organist at the wedding/ Bar Tender
Hannah Kritzeck….......................Flower girl
Sean Sisler…............................................Patient in the hospital
Michelle Schaefer….................................Nurse
Richelle Morgan…..................................Nurse
Sharon Morgan…...................................Nurse
Katie Morgan…......................................Nurse
Maria Lidstone…....................................Nurse
Kari J. Krankkala…...................................Nurse
Prasanna, Jadaprolu  …................... Mourner at the funeral
Prashanth Jadaprolu…...................... Mourner at the funeral
Shari Goss…..................................... Mourner at the funeral
Alissa Holmes….................................Mourner at the funeral
Matt David Nungesser….................... Mourner at the funeral
Alyssa Thibedeau …............................ Mourner at the funeral
Benjamin Michael…............................. Mourner at the funeral
Roberta Sing…...................................... Mourner at the funeral
Diane Vorolson…................................ Mourner at the funeral
Angela Hettenbach…............................... Mourner at the funeral


TUSAMEHE CREW
Jeff Green ….............................Director of Photography
Christopher Audet…...................Assistant Director/Producer/Production Designer
Mark Fischer…............................Audio Engineer
Matt Olson …................................Assistant Editor/Prod. Assistant
Bethany Krause ….......................Wardrobe and Makeup/Stage Manager
Sara Akari…................................1st camera
Namara Kibira….........................1st Production Assistant
Onesmo Kibira…...........................Casting Director
Joe Isaacs….................................Production Assistant
Phil Kibira….....................................Production Assistant
Amanda Kramer ….......................Production Assistant
Molly Wooten…..............................Production Assistant
Josiah Kibira…............................Writer/Producer
Josiah Kibira…............................Director

 
TUSAMEHE: MUSIC OF TUSAMEHE
"Save The World"  by Mukama Morandi
"Ni Wewe Pekee" by Lucy Nombo Lutabanzibwa
"What now" by Alyssa Thibedeau
"Rise Up" by Valerian Rugalabamu
"Safari" by Fadhil Nkurlu
"Wazee wa kale" by Fadhil Nkurlu
"Baba Yetu Uliye Mbinguni" - Instrumental version - Fadhil Nkurlu
"Baba Yetu Uliye Mbinguni" by Abela Kibira and Ibura Luthrean Church Choir Bukoba
"Anamelemeta" by Ibura Lutheran Church Choir Bukoba, Tanzania
"Mungu wangu, Mungu wangu" Ibura Lutheran Church Choir Bukoba, Tanzania
"Msamalia Mwema" by Valerian Rugalabamu 
"Kibanda" by Valerian Rugalabamu
"Waswahili" by Valerian Rugalabamu
"Tarakimu" by Valerian Rugalabamu
"Ukimwi" by Valerian Rugalabamu
"Olushengo" by Msafiri Kibira


SPECIAL THANKS TO:
To all brothers and sisters around the world in the fight against AIDS. We say to you;
"Put up a good fight...be safe......don't give up give up the fight"
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Bradshaw Funeral Home in Minneapolis, Minnesota
University Family Practice Clinic in Minneapolis.
Broadway Family Medicine, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Patrick Keenan - MD, FAAFP - HIV Consultant - University of Minnesota Physicians.
Blue Nile Bar and Restaurant in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
The Lexington Restaurant, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Swahili Service choir – Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Waimbaji wa Upendo Ibura Lutheran Church Bukoba, Tanzania
Waimbaji wa Uinjilisti Ibura Lutheran Church Bukoba, Tanzania
Tom Gitaa of Mshale African Community Newspaper
Voice of America
My children  Abela Elizabeth, Namara Marie and Josiah Mutabuzi for being forced to like my hobbies.
My wife  LuAnn Marie Kibira for the labor of love.
My Mother for a constant reminder to not to take life too seriously.
To my family members and neighbors in Sub-Saharan Africa who face this killer disease on a daily basis we say to you...."Poleni sana"
Na kwa wengine wote Ahsanteni sana!!!!