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Alpha Film Series in Swahili
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Alpha ZA Filamu (Alpha Film Series) is a series of interactive sessions that explore the basics of the Christian faith. The same loved Alpha Film Series content now in Swahili with new street interviews in a new interactive format with discussion breaks throughout each episode. Create a space where communities, friends, neighbours and co-workers can have conversations in a way that is honest and relaxed. Where leaders don’t need to have all the answers. And anyone can ask questions and share.

15 talks – 11 weeks in Swahili

The Alpha Film Series is emotive, engaging and epic in scale and scope. Nicky Gumbel and two presenters, Toby Flint and Gemma Hunt, walk through the basics of the Christian faith in a way that everyone can relate to. The episodes feature inspiring stories and interviews with world-famous leaders from all around the world, as well as visual illustrations and motion graphics.

  • 11 Weeks
  • 16 Sessions
  • Available in 2 languages


We’re pleased to introduce the presenters!
Toby previously lead Alpha at Holy Trinity Brompton and Gemma is a BAFTA award-winning TV presenter. Together with Nicky Gumbel, the pioneer of Alpha, they take the audience on an epic journey exploring the Christian faith.

Toby Flint

Toby previously lead Alpha at Holy Trinity Brompton and is currently the pastor of St. Nicholas in Bristol.

Gemma Hunt

Gemma is a BAFTA award-winning TV presenter, children’s entertainer, voice-over artist, and longtime Alpha fan.

Nicky Gumbel

Nicky is the pioneer of Alpha, pastor of Holy Trinity Brompton, author of many books including Questions of Life and Searching Issues, and the author of the free Bible reading app Bible in One Year.

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Sign-up for a a free account, register an Alpha course in Swahili and you will have access to download all these episodes (without a watermark), training, invitations and more


Scott Harrison

founder of charity: water, based in the USA.

Bear Grylls

world-renowned adventurer, writer and television presenter, based in the United Kingdom.

Jose Henriquez Gonzalez

one of the thirty-three miners trapped for sixty-nine days at the San Jose mine, based in Chile.


Christian hip hop and spoken word artist and poet from Los Angeles, based in the USA.

Jackie Pullinger

one of the world’s best-known missionaries, based in Hong Kong.

Ugo Monye

former English international rugby union player, based in the United Kingdom.

Alister McGrath

professor of science and religion at the University of Oxford, based in the United Kingdom.

Cardinal Schönborn

well known in the Catholic Church globally for editing the Catechism of the Catholic Church, based in Austria.

Julia Immonen

Sky Sports News presenter and double Guinness World Record Atlantic Ocean rower, based in the United Kingdom.

Father Raniero Cantalamessa

preacher to the papal household, based in Italy.

What’s included

Alpha comes with everything you need to get started, and everything is available for free.

All episodes in Swahili via download or links to share
Alpha Team Guide (with discussion questions)
and Guest Guide in Swahili
Alpha Leader Training in Swahili

Context-specific tips and tools
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