People criticize Amakula Film Festival’s Drive-in-cinema for losing meaning

By Allen Kisakye



Despite presenting the best experience in the Drive-in-cinema, people could stop feeling concerned about how this event lost its meaning.

During a closed interview with some of the film lovers (names withheld) who attended this film festival, they disclosed that the Drive-in-cinema was a great experience but meaningless.

“Most of the people who attend the Drive-in –cinema don’t have cars, most of us seat down on our mats, but we don’t know why the organizers still call it a ‘Drive in’” source revealed.

However, they applauded the management and organizer of Amakula International Film Festival for being organized and prepared for the past three days.

“We usually go for cinema nights, but you can get a headphone that is faulty and when you try returning it, they tell you that they are over. Some headphones produce poor sound and stuffs like that. But at Amakula’s Drive-in-Cinema everything was on point, the picture quality, sound, headphones were all good” they noted.

This was the 12th edition of this annual film festival and it took place at the Uganda National Museum from March 15 -17,it served film lovers with an extra-ordinary experience, as over 35 films across the continent were publically screened.

And after the screening, several films managed to walk away with different Golden impala awards, and these films included. Kony – Order from Above – Best Ugandan Featured Film, Subira – Best Non Uganda Featured Film (Kenya), Chilli On The Lips – Best Documentary (Cameroon), Doubt out – Best Short Film (France)



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Bayimba Cultural Foundation in partnership with The DOEN Foundation, Africalia, Kampala Film School and the Uganda Museum.

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