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Finally a film to save Ugandan marriages

2013 was a great year for film but only after three months, this year is promising to raise the bar even higher; form Dilman Dila’s AMVCA nominated Felista’s Fable to Robin Kisti’s produced Basket 53, 2014 is indeed on a faster rollercoaster.Last week, another mileage was reached when a fast …

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Where are African films in the local cinemas?

The second edition of the annual Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) took place last week. Uganda had enjoyed one well deserved nomination in the makeup category for Micheal Wawuyo and Felista’s Fable. The only difference is that unlike last year where we all rode on Mathew Nabwiso’s single nomination …

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Makerere exhibits Jewish community in Uganda

They say art is the ability to express oneself. Some have done this through fine art, poetry, music, dance and drama, but as time goes on, more genres of art have been explored. And if crazy Lady Gaga pulled off a vomit art stunt in a concert, it is proof …

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First basketball film in the works

Dummy of the Film poster The genres and styles of Ugandan cinema have evolved over time and as film makers get bold and confident, newer ideas are being developed for future projects.Just last year, the first ever Ugandan dance movie was premiered, a comedy, horror and action packed. It’s like …

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15 minutes that turned Lupita into Cinema gold

Being Ugandan is such a funny thing; you don’t need to be hyper or exotic to enjoy the highlife and, in the same way, you don’t have to know things to comment about them. Last week, when Lupita Nyong’o won the Oscar for best supporting actress, I caught many people …

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Deception is back in a surprise third

Cast of Deceptions. Picture: NTV Images Its happening all again. Mamma Nalweyiso, Chris, Monica, lilian and Gilbert will once again serenade our screens in an epic third season of Deceptions. The show is set to premier on Monday 17th at a time that’s yet to be announced. Its not known …

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Imbabazi tells the genocide story like no other

Prynce Joel Okuyo (Manzi) in one of the scenes from the movie The week-long Euro–African Film festival closed last week at Theatre La Bonita to hundreds of contented sighs. The festival had exhibited the best in European and African cinema with movies such as In a Better World, Limbo, Searching …

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With 3D and 5D, whats left for pirates

My real first time into the Cinema was when my older brother took me with him for a Holiday Makers’ Transday bash. Since I was underage, he paid the patrons at Cineplex that I could watch the two movies showing; Armageddon and Rush Hour (yes, you don’t just forget your …

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The Ugandan – worth the hype

This was one of the most talked about movies last year, premiered at a sold out event at National theatre yet for some reason, many Ugandans have not watched it. According to one of the actresses, the producers are still protecting the original product from pirates and thus, it may …

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Kadaga beeps Iranian Film Festival

The film season of 2014 is officially on. With Pearl Film Festival calling for entries, we’re indeed in for a screen rollercoaster this year. On Friday, two of film festivals kicked off, the Japanese Film festival at Cineplex Cinema and the much publicized second Iranian Film Festival at National Theatre. …

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