Amakula International Film Festival

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 Shadrine Taremwa Amakula International Film Festival which is in its 11 th edition being run by Bayimba Cultural Foundation in partnership with The DOEN Foundation, Africalia, Kampala Film School and the Uganda Museum, Embassy Of Sweden. The film festival is an annual event that takes place in Uganda but has not fallen short of setbacks one being financially related, it [...]