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This festival is an annual event that runs for a period of five (5) days. This year’s theme is “10 years of Harnessing the Uganda creative industry.”


The film festival will feature the following activities:

a) Screening of film, movies, and TV series, Dramas etc.

The Commission, through its partners, i.e. cinema halls and TV stations, intends to set aside time to show films made in Uganda. The idea is to have substantial visibipty of Ugandan films/movies during the festival period.

b) Training /Workshops and Forums;

Experts with broad knowledge and experience of the film industry will be invited to do carry out training and make keynote addresses on identified topics. The plan is to source for training partners. This will be for registered members on a first-come, first-serve basis. The registration forms can be accessed on the UFF website.

c) Film Exhibition Market;

During the festival, space will be organised for industry players to set up stalls to either sell their film-related products or to buy. These may include; content developers, Video/Film equipment & accessories sellers, distributors, TV Stations, Cinemas, Film Training institutions, Banks and other independent financiers from within and internationally.

d) Uganda Film Festival Awards

The festival will climax with an Awards Gala night where prizes shall be given out to Best categories for the different awards.

e) Regional outreaches

The festival is a national initiative, and all regions of Uganda should be interested in participating in the different activities organised during the festival including screenings, training, workshops, film Market and the Exhibition.