Top Five Ugandan movies of the year – #BestOf2022

15 December 2022
Ugandan talent had us talking this year on Maisha Magic Movies!
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The Ugandan film industry commonly referred to as Ugawood or Kinauganda is one of the fastest-growing film industries in Africa. The industry was officially launched in 2005 and has grown from strength to strength. Television channels such as Maisha Magic Movies have been at the forefront of shining a spotlight on the industry.

Here is a list of some of our top Ugandan movies from this year:

Zinadda Okunywa

Sam’s family is forced to lock down during the peak of the Covid19 pandemic, but they soon discover that the pandemic is not the only thing standing in their way.


In a society where everyone has an expiration date, and the wealthy can buy more time, a family works together to keep their father alive despite the health scare.

Shattered Glass

A dying woman’s tragic diagnosis challenges her to revive her marriage and life, setting her off to discover fulfilling experiences.


Goolo follows the story of a disabled boy with dreams of playing professional football. He adopts the name Onyango after his idol, and decides to try his luck at a football competition. 

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Three women are on the cusp of their personal and career breakthroughs and are united and challenged in their struggle to establish themselves in Kampala. 

Do you agree with our pick? 

Continue to follow us and tune in to DStv channel 141, for even more amazing Ugandan films in the new year.