Ugandan Movie ‘The Test’ Wins Two Awards in Kenya

A Ugandan Movie ‘The Test’ has scooped two awards – Best Film and Best Editing – at the Kitale Film Week 2023, in Kenya on February 26, 2023.

The Kitale Film Week is an industry and audience festival that seeks to celebrate heritage, in Kenya and beyond the borders.

It intends to create extraordinary cinematic experiences, curate diverse aspects of cosmopolitan heritage, and build a forum for the holistic development of Eastern African filmmakers, their communities, and their audiences. This year’s edition was held from February 19 to 26, 2023.

Ugandan Movie ‘The Test’ Wins Two Awards in Kenya

The Director of  ‘The Test’ Richard Mulindwa went to his social media pages to express his excitement and also showcased pictures of the accolades.

According to an interview with one online website, Mulindwa expressed his gratitude to God for enabling him receive recognition beyond his country’s borders.

 “It is indeed a great opportunity to once again scoop awards in the Kitale Film Festival, Kenya. It brings me much joy to witness my films blossoming and getting noticed out there. This is not the first time I have won awards outside Uganda, I’ve been to Ghana, Nigeria, Rwanda, USA and I was able to scoop awards,” he said.

Ugandan Movie ‘The Test’ Wins Two Awards in Kenya
Richard Mulindwa, the movie director of ‘The Test’ movie

Mulindwa further urged his fellow filmmakers to look at these film festivals as a big step that can lead them to success.

 “These film festivals are also another platform that can be used to let the world out there know that the Ugandan film industry exists and they have quality work,” he added.

Richard Mulindwa is the CEO of Limit Production Company, one of the most prestigious production companies in Uganda known for mentoring and giving rise to new talents in the acting industry of Uganda, including producing some of the most competitive quality productions in the country that have represented the Uganda Film Industry all over Africa.

He started off as an actor in the years 2007 to 2010 in his own established company Limit Production where he was a CEO and could hire various writers and directors to tell his stories.

He embarked onto his first directorial journey in 2011 and has grown to become a multi-award winning Producer, Writer and Director for his compelling artistic impressions in the productions he has done like; Freedom, The Torture, The Only Son, Hanged For Love, Mistakes Galz Do series and his latest directorial presentation 94 TERROR another perspective on the 1994 Rwanda Genocide. He also won the Achievement in Film and Photography Award at the Young Achievers Awards 2018.

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