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NAACP Image Awards | Madina Nalwanga Among The Nominees For Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture

(CNN) — Here’s a look at the Winners of The 48th NAACP Image Awards were held on February 11, 2017 – History: The Image Awards were established in 1967 “to honor outstanding black actors, actresses, wr...


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A New Feature Film | The World Is Ending Tomorrow — By Bart Kakooza

‘The world is ending tomorrow’ is a 3-hour long feature movie based on real life occurrence that happened in Uganda at the turn of the century. It is a dramatization of events and activities that characterized a doomsday cu...



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New Movies | The Queen of Katwe Uganda Movie Premier Release Dates 1st – 2nd October 2016

Phiona Mutesi, who grew up at in Katwe slum in Uganda’s capital, Kampala, has become the subject of a Disney movie. The Queen of Katwe tells how she dropped out of school early, but started playing chess aged nine, becoming ...



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New Film | Disney’s “Queen of Katwe” featuring new footage and sound bites from David Oyelowo and Lupita Nyong’o – Release Date 23rd September 2016!

Cast: David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong’o, Madina Nalwanga Director: Mira Nair                        Screenplay by: William Wheeler   Producers: Lydia Dean Pilcher, John Carls Executive Producers: Will...


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New Movie | Queen of Katwe in theaters September 23rd – Based on a True Story

Queen of Katwe is the colorful true story of a young girl selling corn on the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess, and, as a result of the support she receives from he...



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Diaspora Films | Coming Soon A New Soap Opera – Pretty and Dangerous

TITLE; PRETTY & DANGEROUS DIRECTOR; GODFREY OWORI WRITTEN BY: CHARLES EKYAGONZA AND ANN NANGESWE GENRE; SOAP THEMES; Love, Wealth, Jealousy, Betrayal and Revenge. TAGLINE; Everybody has a dark side with secrets to hide. SY...



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Casting Call | Ugandan People needed for short film. Award-Winning Film Program

Casting call — This is a film about a man who is consumed by his conscience, after he witnesses a violent crime and does nothing to stop it. With this film, we hope to spread the message that there are no innocent bystand...



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The Weekly Observer | Can Face TV change the face of Uganda’s music?

The digital television competition for Ugandan market has taken a new twist. Following MultiChoice’s closure of Channel O, the music television where Ugandan music videos got chance to be played, StarTimes has responded by o...


Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong'o and renown director from Mississippi Masala Mira Nair who will also direct Queen of Katwe in Kampala recently.

The Queen of Katwe Filming to Begin Soon | From Pawn to Chess Queen – Mutesi’s Story Goes to Hollywood

Chess has transformed the life of an African slum girl and her triumphant story is to be made into a movie soon. The Star — Phiona Mutesi discovered chess as a famished nine-year-old foraging for food in the sprawling and...



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New Film | Lupita Nyong’o Lands a Leading Role In Mira Nair’s ‘Queen of Katwe’ A Movie That Will Chronicle Phiona Mutesi’s Story

After last year’s break-out with 12 Years a Slave, Lupita Nyong’o quickly jumped aboard the blockbuster train with a little film called Star Wars: The Force Awakens and one of the upcoming The Jungle Book reboots, but thank...



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Spying on Susana | Another Movie Filmed and Produced By Ugandans

Spying on Susana premiered at National Theater to a red carpet ceremony last year on 23rd  August 2013. Plans are now underway for cinema screening in Kampala. This is the first ever fully feature Ugandan Comedy film shot in H...


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Going Bongo — A Feature Film About an American Volunteer Doctor In East Africa

Synopsis — Going Bongo is a feature film that tells a story about a Beverly Hills doctor who mistakenly volunteers to work for one month in a hospital in East Africa. As he tries to implement his “American ways” to h...




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A Documentary film highlighting the struggles of Ugandans in the Diaspora – South African Edition.

“Ugandans in the Diaspora” is a tv program that discusses and highlights different struggle experiences of the Ugandan immigrant community , it provides a broader overview of how the east Africans have organized , w...


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BBC | Uganda’s Ghetto Kids in step with ‘life-changing’ dance project – Sitya Loss

Children in Uganda working in a pioneering dance group, Ghetto Kids, have been describing how it has changed their lives for the better. In some cases, it has meant they have been able to provide better homes for their families...



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Lupita Nyong’o’s Emotional Oscar’s Acceptance Speech

Lupita Nyong’o won the Oscar for best supporting actress Sunday for her role as Patsey in Steve McQueen’s “12 Years a Slave.” The film represented a major triumph in the life of the Mexican-born, Kenyan-raised actress, ...


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New Movie | Escape From Uganda Now Playing – A Film By Rajesh Nair

Escape from Uganda is an upcoming Malayalam thriller film directed by Rajesh Nair. The film, based on a true life incident, is about a family who gets trapped in the country. The cast includes Vijay Babu, R. Parthiepan, Mukesh,...



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Diaspora Movies | Love Tested – A New Movie By Ugandans In Boston Coming Soon On DVD

The path of true love never runs smoothly just ask Mike and Delilah, after many years of dating, their affection for each other is being severely tested by life. Eleven years away from each other, each of them per-sure new life...



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Let’s Join Ms. Hasifa Kivumbi’s – The Clean Water for Uganda Project | Every Dollar Counts!

It’s estimated that 3.4 million People die each year from water related illnesses. For the people of Uganda, more than one third of the population is living without safe drinking water. Each day women and children spend a...


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Ugandans In Hollywood | Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine To Be Recognized At The 2013 Ugandan Diaspora Gala In Kampala

Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine is a first generation Ugandan American working in the mediums of photography, theatre, film and television. His TV acting credits include guest starring roles on “The Newsroom,” “Bones,” and recur...







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