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Pearl Magic Prime shows nominated at Ugandan Film Festival

16 May 2024
The annual Ugandan Film Festival, a beacon of recognition for local brilliance, has returned, and this time, Pearl Magic and its spectacular array of shows and movies are stealing the spotlight with a slew of nominations.
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We are thrilled to announce that Pearl Magic and Pearl Magic Prime's captivating productions have scored big at this year's festival.

Favourites like Beloved, Damalie, Juniors Drama Club, and Sanyu race towards victory in the fiercely contested Best TV Series category. It comes as no surprise as these gripping narratives have captured hearts and minds, weaving tales that resonate deeply with audiences across the nation.

But the excitement doesn't stop there! The competition heats up with a lineup of outstanding Ugandan original films vying for top honours.

From Kevin Jones Nabukenya's Soccer Heart to Jerry Ssesanga's epic Lions of Buganda, and Eleanor Nwabiso's Christmas Together, the festival promises a cinematic extravaganza like never before.

And let's not forget Law of Consequences, a fan-favourite feature film that has left audiences spellbound.

The list continues as standout performers compete for the coveted titles of Best Actor and Best Actress in a TV Series.

Standout characters vying for the Best Actor in a TV series include Kenny Rukundo, who portrayed Noah on Damalie, Abby Mukiibi as Kirunda on Sanyu, Symon Base Kalema as Jeje on Prestige, and Allan Kutos Katongole as Oscar on Sanyu.

Also, gunning for prestigious recognition is; Anne Marie Nattabi as Monica on Beloved, Cleopatra Koheirwe as Eunice on Prestige, Namugenyi Catherine as Sanyu on Sanyu, and Doreen Mirembe as Damalie on Damalie.

This annual celebration, under the theme: Local Stories: Global Impact, will be held on June 7, 2024.

Here is a list of all the nominees:

Best TV Series

Juniors Drama Club

Best Actress in a TV Series

Anne Marie Nattabi (Monica/Beloved)
Cleopatra Koheirwe (Eunice/Prestige)
Namugenyi Catherine (Sanyu/Sanyu)
Doreen Mirembe (Damalie/Damalie)

Best Actor in a TV Series

Kenny Rukundo (Noah/Damalie)
Abby Mukiibi (Kirunda/Sanyu)
Symon Base Kalema (Jeje/Prestige)
Allan Kutos Katongole (Oscar/Sanyu)

Uganda Original Movies

Lions of Buganda
Soccer Heart 
Christmas Together 
Law of Consequences

Make sure to catch your favourite shows on Pearl Magic Prime (DStv 148 and GOtv 303) and Pearl Magic (DStv 161 and GOtv 301).