The Amakula International Film Festival is Uganda’s oldest independent film festival that aims to contribute to a vibrant local film industry, by broadening access to and developing audiences for quality African film production; inspiring local film makers to produce quality local films based on own stories; facilitating, presenting and promoting local film productions; and offering a professional networking platform for the film making community in East Africa and beyond.

The Amakula International Film Festival is co-produced by Bayimba Cultural Foundation, Maisha Film Lab, Kampala Film School, Goethe Zentrum/UGCS and the Uganda Museum.