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.
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
Steve T. Ayeny (Kony Order from Above)
Canpapo Geoffrey Ebil (Kony Order from Above) (RIP)
Leilah Nakabira (The Forbidden)
Room 140 by Priscilla Gonzalez Sainz
BEST SHORT FILM
Forget Me Not by Jodi Bosman
Waiting by Chonnikarn Techawongsuwan
Ireeta Alex Nabudere for Kony Order from Above
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
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
Congratulations to all the winners.