By Shadrine Taremwa Amakula Film International Festival was blessed with top panelists Joshua Ssali Sentongo – Film Tourism Expert, Moses Serugo – Journalist/Film Critic/Film Publicist and Satish Guna – Century Cinemax MD/Film Exhibitor who provided their expertise on how Ugandan film can be marketed hence film makers benefiting from their work in a panel discussion presided [...]

By Shadrine Taremwa Yesterday, Amakula International Film Festival’s drive-in cinema night was opened at 7:00 pm by Ugandan award winning feature film Rain. It has won an award at the London Eye International and Ugandan film festival. Rain is a drama film about one girl who holds on to her idea of HOPE irrespective of her overwhelming tragedies, [...]

By Musa Seguya Uganda Communications Commission acknowledged Amakula International Film Festival’s role in developing the local film industry. Speaking during the festival’s panel discussion on Film regulation in Uganda at the Uganda Museum on Friday, Ruth Kibuuka thanked Amakula for its role in improving the film industry in Uganda. “I would like to thank Amakula [...]

By Edwin Junior The Ugandan film industry is slowly, but steadily growing. Testament to this, 19 local productions will be showcased at this year’s Amakula International Film Festival, a significant rise from past editions. Cristiano Civitillo, a Uganda based Italian Film Director and jury head for the Golden Impala Awards at the Amakula International Film [...]

By Edwin Junior The Amakula International Film Festival, Uganda’s oldest independent film festival, opened for its 2018 edition on Wednesday at a cocktail evening hosted at the Kampala film school in Ggaba. Speaking during the opening ceremony, Samuel Sandberg Bremell, the Head of Administration Swedish Embassy underscored the importance of cultural interchange in the growth [...]

By Collins Kakwezi The film masterclass, the opening activity of the 11th edition of the Amakula International Film Festival today, proved a valuable source of technical information for participants, most of whom were filmmakers. The masterclass, which was facilitated by German film maker Tom Schreiber, was conducted in the lecture room of the Kampala Film [...]

By Edwin Junior The Amakula International Film Festival, now in its 11th edition, has continued to grow from strength to strength. The film festival which was founded in 2004 by Dutch film historian Alice Smits and American filmmaker Lee Elickson has however not been without its fair share of challenges. Although it has been heralded [...]

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