Golden Impala Award Winners List

By Shadrine Taremwa

Amakula Film festival, Uganda’s oldest film festival founded in 2004 by Dutch film historian Alice Smits and American filmmaker Lee Elickson is not complete without the Golden Impala Awards.

This year’s festival is presented by Bayimba cultural foundation and both Ugandan and international movies have made the cut to be showcased after they were selected from submission of in and out of the Golden Impala Award competition.

The Golden Impala Award aims to uplift and inspire film standards for local, regional and international filmmakers.

See full nominees list

THE GOLDEN IMPALA BEST FEATURE FILM NOMINEES (Both Ugandan and Non-Ugandan):

Subira – Kenya (Winner) N0n Ugandan
Mabata Mabata – Mozambique
Kony Order From Above – Uganda
Five Fingers for Marseilles – South Africa
Sew the Winter to my Skin – South Africa
T- Junction – Tanzania
Her Broken Shadow – Uganda
Veronica’s Wish – Ugandan
27 Guns – Uganda

THE GOLDEN IMPALA BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM NOMINEES

The Big Flip – USA
Mele Murals – USA
Hidden Abilities – South Sudan
Play for peace – Uganda
The fire, the fowl, and an (un) forgotten past – Germany, France
Citizens Offline – Switzerland
Chilli on the lips – Cameroon (Winner)

THE GOLDEN IMPALA BEST SHORT FILM NOMINEES

Sunday – Uganda
80 Plus – Uganda
100° C – Uganda
Black and White – Uganda
Long Way To Go – Uganda
Mawe – Uganda
Facing North (Bukiikakkono) – Uganda
Aya – Tunisia
Beast – USA
Doubout (Stand up) – France (Winner)
3 Beats (Egypt)
Lalo’s House – USA/Haiti/Benin
One in 50 Million – Qatar
Timmy – Bulgaria, Germany, Belgium
Vossie Vergas Homself (Vossie Kills Himself) – South Africa
Souf-isme – Tunisia
Blue Mirror – Cameroon

The Amakula International film festival was presented by Bayimba cultural foundation, a leading local arts charity, with the goal of re-positioning the annual cinema showcase as a major platform for film and cultural development in Uganda together with Kampala Film School, Africalia, American Film Showcase, Stichting Doen, American Embassy.

Email: tshadrine@gmail.com

1 comment… add one
  • Mire be Doreen Mar 17, 2019, 8:24 pm

    I believe this the best and trusted festival around.
    Good job,

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The Amakula International Film Festival is presented by
Bayimba Cultural Foundation in partnership with The DOEN Foundation, Africalia, Kampala Film School and the Uganda Museum.