Ngalabi Short Film Festival online 2021

From 25th to 27th June 2021, Goethe-Zentrum Kampala celebrated the 5th edition of the “Ngalabi Short Film Festival”, for the first time completely online during the second total lockdown in Uganda due to the corona pandemic. Besides the daily screening of short films from Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Sudan, Ruanda, Kenya and Germany, we had exciting…

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GZK online Movie Nights 2020

In June 2020, we decided to continue our independent film program online via GZK Facebook Live. In terms of availability of the films, accessibility of the filmmakers and responsibility towards the local film scene, especially in times of Covid-19, we saw it as reasonable to continue to show African (short) films with a focus on…

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Ngalabi Short Film Festival 2020

As Goethe-Zentrum Kampala, we were happy to celebrate the “Ngalabi Short Film Festival” with its 4th edition from Jan 31st to Feb 2nd 2020 at Maisha Garden. We presented to the audience a selection of short films from the African continent, Germany, and Sweden for three days. As we have been growing more and more the last…

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Ngalabi Short Film Festival 2019

Goethe-Zentrum Kampala and Maisha Film Lab are happy about the outcome of the 3rd edition of the Ngalabi Short Film Festival! The program of the third edition showcased short films, mainly from Uganda and East Africa, but was also concentrated on award winning short films from the greater African continent, as well as a selection…

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Ngalabi Short Film Festival 2018

Goethe-Zentrum Kampala and Maisha Film Lab are happy to present to you the 2nd edition of the Ngalabi Short Film Festival! This edition will boast rich catalogue of films from all over the African continent; with over four award-winning shorts from Kenya, Morocco, & Ethiopia; and two world premieres for Ugandan shorts: ‘Idi Amin’s Boat’…

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Euro-Uganda Film Festival 2017

The Euro-Uganda Film Festival has been back with its 3rd edition! From 10th to 19th May, the festival presented an exciting variety of fiction films, documentaries and animation films from 11 European countries which offered something for every taste. A selection of thrillers, comedies and art house movies showcased highlights of the European film industry…

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Ngalabi Short Film Festival 2017

Anja Göbel, Director of Goethe-Zentrum Kampala, giving an introductory speech at opening of the Ngalabi Short Film Festival held at Goethe -Zentrum rooftop. “Unlike all the other art forms, film is able to seize and render the passage of time, to stop it, almost to possess it in infinity. I’d say that film is the…

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