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Budding Actress Leilah Nakabira named Best Actress as Kony Film reigns PIFF

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Budding Actress Leilah Nakabira named Best Actress as Kony Film reigns PIFF

Actress Leilah Nakabira (m) getting a photo opportunity with the judges.

Self-taught actress Nakabira has been named Uganda’s best actress 2018  at Pearl International Film Festival following her role in The Forbidden. This is the second accolade for Nakabira this year having won her first award at Kenya’s film Festival.

Local film Kony Order From above reigned supreme as it garnered  seven accolades in different catagories.

Leilah Nakabira

THE COMPLETE LIST OF THE 8TH PEARL INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL WINNERS.

BEST FEATURE FILM (UGANDAN)

Kony Order from Above by Ayeny T. Steve

BEST FEATURE FILM (NON-UGANDAN)

Just Not Married by Judith AUDU

BEST DIRECTOR

Steve T. Ayeny (Kony Order from Above)

BEST ACTOR

Canpapo Geoffrey Ebil (Kony Order from Above) (RIP)

BEST ACTRESS

Leilah Nakabira (The Forbidden)

BEST DOCUMENTARY

Room 140 by Priscilla Gonzalez Sainz

 

BEST SHORT FILM

Forget Me Not by Jodi Bosman

BEST ANIMATION

Waiting by Chonnikarn Techawongsuwan

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Ireeta Alex Nabudere for Kony Order from Above

BEST SOUND

Martin Mwebaze for Days to Live

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

Kony Order from Above

BEST COSTUME & MAKE UP

Grace Emute and Michael Wawuyo for Kony Order from Above

BEST EDIT

Shaz Derek Lukyamuzi for Deranged

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Awio Jifony Okello (Kony Order from Above)

 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Nodryn Evanci (The Forbidden)

 

BEST SCREEN PLAY

Samuel Kizito Savior and Nodryn Evanci – The Forbidden

Lifetime Achievement Award: Rushabiro Raymond

Pearl International Film Festival Director’s Award: Nampala Claire

Film Producer Nampala Claire

Congratulations to all the winners.

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