Amakula International Film Festival

By Allen Kisakye As their signature norm at Amakula international festival, the Drive-in-cinema of the 12th edition definitely left a memorable impact in the hearts of many film lovers. The film on screen was Veronica’s Wish, one of the best Ugandan film production, crafted by amazing talents like Nisha Kalema, Rehema Nanfuka, Malaika Nyanzi among [...]

The Amakula Film Festival started off in high gear yesterday at the Uganda museum and those in attendance during day got a chance to watch some documentaries and feature films.   After registration, attendees entered the exhibition hall for the first documentary directed by Abul Ajak titled Play For Peace that ran for 37 minutes. [...]

By Shadrine Taremwa How many of you have got the chance to experience an outdoor cinema while seated comfortably in your car or with friends. The Drive-in cinema is a form of cinema structure consisting of a large outdoor movie screen and a large parking area for cars in an enclosed area where people can [...]

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 [...]

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