Goodbye to a terrible year of trials

I somehow have reached the end of 2023, and it’s been a year that I don’t even know how to describe. It tested my capabilities as an artist and entrepreneur, and I hated it that artists work in a capitalist system in order to survive. I longed for the long lost days when I was … Read more

About the film collective I founded

Why I created the film collective I picked the name Sisi Film Collective after asking for opinions, including a poll in the fediverse. People liked the sound of Sisi, which translates to ‘Us’ in Kiswahili, because it has a musical feel. Perhaps it makes you think of “Cissy”, or “Sissy” as in sister. So that’s … Read more

When Film Imitates Art

I wrote this article in 2013, for an online journal, and well, someone asked me how I started out recently and I promised to give her this article because it contains a bit of my initial journey in film making in Uganda, so I am posting it here. If you are reading this in the … Read more