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FILM: Breaking the Mesh Crew Eyes Ugandan Oscars

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Made as a film class project while at Makerere University, the movie broke through its intended borders and caught the attention of DStv with a ‘handsome’ rating.


Competing with four such films from Kampala Film School, Breaking the Mesh has an upper hand having traversed premiered at the Zanzibar Film Festival (ZIFF) in the same year of its production (2012).

Group photo of other nominees

It then showered in Nile Diaspora International Film Festival (NDIFF), Pearl International Film Festival (PIFF) and Manya Film Festival.


Directed by Kennedy Kihire, the film was written by Rogers Atukunda, Produced by Brad Dennis Kunguru, Deo Mukasa, Joseph Ntensibe (nominated for his role as set designer), Andrew Omuna and Juuko Aminsi (doubled as production managers), curtsey of Nyati Motion Pictures.

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“The competition doesn’t scare me at all. As long as the film is powerful, it will always stand out no matter the thousands rivalling it,” affirmed Kihire, its director.


The set designer, Ntensibe expressed his enthusiasm and confidence to take this year’s award in that category because “a good thing sells itself”.

Cindy Magara, the Judge PIFF 2014

The crew’s second film Me & Myself (Directed by Rogers Atukunda) was also nominated for the Best Short Film at PIFF having premiered at NDIFF last year.


“As a newcomer in the industry, I’m greatly humbled by the gesture,” said Atukunda, adding, “I know the results will tell what I deserve.”


The film’s production manager, Aminsi is sure “Me & Myself is destined for greater things”.

Juuko Aminsi (L), Cindy Magara (C) and Rogers Atukunda pose for a photo after the nominations

Having worked on a number of several other films including; Hang Out and Gotto (all produced and directed by Kennedy Kihire), the group is confident that their hard work is soon bearing fruits.


The group which boosts of screenwriters, producers, directors and set designers says this is just the beginning because “much more is coming”.

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