According to government officials, official remittances from Zimbabwe’s considerable diaspora population climbed well above $1 billion in 2021, providing a huge boost to the local economy. The bulk of these transactions are now made through mobile phones. Rumbi Katedza’s delightful yet sobering film personalizes these numbers by displaying the humanity and complexities behind official figures. Transactions follows a relatable Zimbabwean family with members scattered across the globe. From South Africa to the United Kingdom, Katedza investigates the causes and effects of migration, tracing the contradictions inherent via the lives of the family members living abroad but carrying home with them.