popular
Scene from 'Crazy World' Courtesy of TIFF

'Crazy World' is the Ugandan Action Film Poised to Bring Wakaliwood to the World

We caught up with 'Uganda's Tarantino,' I.G.G Nabwana to talk the making of his new kung-fu kids flick

"The best kidz movie eva!" As the opening credits roll, the voice of V.J. Emmie, the Video Joker, cuts in with flawless comedic timing. "He's the best director in the world...and father."

It's fast, it's funny, and the action scenes are choreographed with a sense of style and panache, all while clearly shot on a shoestring budget. V.J. Emmie's voice delivers a running commentary that translates, explains, and comments on the action of the film with the timing of a stand-up comic. Uganda's Wakaliwood productions, the brainchild of IGG Nabwana, is ready to take on the world after a well received set of screenings in the Toronto International Film Festival's (TIFF) Midnight Madness series. Crazy World was TIFF's closing movie.

Keep reading... Show less
Film

Uganda's Action Film Industry 'Wakaliwood: The Documentary'

The Wakaliwood documentary is the story of I.G.G. Nabwana' Ramon Film Productions, the heart of an action film industry in Kampala suburb Wakalig.

Keep reading... Show less

get okayafrica in your inbox

news.

popular.