List of Full winners of Uganda Film Festival Awards
Sexy actress Faridah Kutesa aka Farshee has continued her fine form in the Ugandan movie industry by scooping a second award in a row.
Faridah was over the weekend announced as the winner of Best actress in Uganda Film Festival awards for her role in the film ‘House Arrest’. This is the year in a row she is scooping the award. “I feel so great, I mean its not so easy feel so excited,” she said.
Faridah Kutesa scooped her second award in a row
AWARD WINNERS OF THE 2015 UGANDA FILM FESTIVAL
Leonce Ngabo (Burundi),
Barbel Mauch (Germany),
Faustin Misanvu (Uganda),
Dr. Dominic Dipio (Uganda)
Femi Odugbemi (Nigeria), (Chairman)
convened 25th -27th August 2015 in Kampala, Uganda to determine winners in the various categories of the nominations list announced several weeks ago.
After a rigorous review and professional consideration of the cinematic merits of these nominated films and the strategic objectives of the Uganda Film Festival the jury came to a unanimous decision and are delighted to announce the following winners in each category:
BEST STUDENT FILM:
Winner: “AFRICAN CHILD”
BEST SHORT FILM:
Winner: “WALK WITH ME”
BEST ANIMATION FILM:
BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM:
Winner: “HALF A DOLLAR”
Yes i made it, Faridah shouts out after her victory
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS:
Winner: NANZIRI FAUSTA (The Tailor)
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR:
Winner: MICHAEL WAWUYO (Boda Boda Thieves)
Co- Winners: (Ex aequo) FARIDAH KUTEESA FARSHEE (House Arrest)
KALEMA NISHAN (The Tailor)
Winner: FAROOQ MUTEBI (Call 112)
Winner:”BODA BODA THIEVES”
Winner: “HOUSE ARREST”
Winner: “GALZ ABOUT TOWN”
Winner: “BODA BODA THIEVES”
BEST FEATURE FILM:
Winner: “HOUSE ARREST” Special mention – “Boda Boda Thieves
FILM OF THE YEAR/BEST DIRECTOR JOSEPH S. KEN (House Arrest)
The jury congratulates the winners and are pleased to note the remarkable progress and quality of Ugandan productions especially in areas of storytelling, casting, performance, visual aesthetics, cinematic values, sound and music.
Faridah Kutesa poses with her award and a friend
We are especially delighted to note the subtle nuances of cultural representation and the patriotism reflected in the works of Ugandan filmmakers. Clearly the creative industry of Uganda is poised to contribute positively to this country’s national aspirations as a platform of vibrant cultural diplomacy.
Cheers..Faridah Kutesa aka Farshee was fully of joy and excitement
The jury places on record the critical importance of the Uganda Film Festival to the creative industry’s continued development along the path of global best practices. Towards this end we appreciate and recognize the key support and structural investments of the Government of Uganda through the Uganda Communication Commission.
Finally we extend the deepest appreciation of every member of the Jury for the unique opportunity to participate in this important process. Please accept our best wishes for the continued expansion and growth of Ugandan Cinema.
Femi Odugbemi Chair Official Jury,
2015 Uganda Film Festival.