Rotterdam Lab

Josue Simparingabo

Josue Simparingabo is a film producer and actor from Rwanda. Josue has several producing credits, which include award-winning films like Akarwa (2017), Kazungu (2018) and A Taste of Our Land (2020). All of which have been screened in both local and international film festivals.

Izacu – Rwanda

Izacu [i-za-chu] is an independent film production company based in Kigali, Rwanda. Since being founded in 2016, it has produced some of the most successful films in the country including short films like Ishaba (Yuhi Amuli 2015), Rayila (Mutiganda wa Nkunda 2014),  Akarwa (Yuhi Amuli, 2017) and Kazungu (Yuhi Amuli 2018). Izacu has produced the feature films A Taste of Our Land  (Yuhi Amuli 2020), Nameless (Mutiganda wa Nkunda 2021), Citizen Kwame (Yuhi Amuli/ Post-Production). Izacu is currently developing various projects including feature films Uwera and Mariya, aiming for international co-productions and audiences.


Projects in development

Mariya by Yuhi Amuli (feature)


Projects in post-production

Citizen Kwame by Yuhi Amuli (feature)


Released films

Akarwa by Yuhi Amuli (short)

Kazungu by Yuhi Amuli (short)

A Taste of Our Land  by Yuhi Amuli (feature)

Josue Simparingabo

Rotterdam Lab

Rotterdam Lab participants 2023

See the names of the emerging producers joining us for the Rotterdam Lab 2023.