Ugandan Preps For Zanzibar International Film Festival


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The winning script titled ‘Breaking Walls’ seeks to forge a way forward for greater East African cultural integration by initiating conversation among strangers on the bus bound for Dar-es-salaam.

Komakech will attend the ZIFF script writing training in Zanzibar between June 29 and July 9 under the tutorship of renowned Nigerian film maker Femi Layode.

After the training workshop, one script will be reworked and filmed.

The winning script writer will walk away with a $1,000 cash prize.

Komakech Daniel confirmed with Chimpreports that he had safely arrived in Zanzibar and is happy to represent his country.

The story for Breaking Walls was provided by Christine Awor, written by Joseph Omagor L’Emurot, and the script was edited by film director Daniel Komakech. Their success has been more enjoyable because of the closeness of their friendship.

“It was a tough competition but for the first time in the history of Northern Uganda in the film industry, I am honored to be here and will do my best to see that I emerge the best again,” Komakech told Chimpreports.

The selected participant in script writing alongside Komakech is Philbert Aime Mbabazi, Jean Kwezi representing Rwanda while Denis Kimathi and Gabriel Kami will represent Kenya and Tanzania respectively


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