Ugandan movie ‘Veronica’s Wish’ has achieved yet another milestone.
The award winning film that was written and produced by Nisha Kalema, is set to be screened in the US during the Pan African Film and Arts Festival 2019.
The 27th annual Film festival that celebrates Black films, fashion and art, will run from February 7 till February 18, in Los Angeles, California.
‘Veronica’s Wish’ will be screened in 10 spaces. Starring Nisha Kalema,Moushema Housen, Simon Kalema, Malaika Nyanzi, among others and produced by Rehema Nanfuka, has also been nominated in the festival awards show under Best First Time Feature Film category.
Last year, the film made headlines when it registered 12 nominations in the 2018 Uganda Film Festival awards and ultimately took home 9 awards in Best Screenplay, Best Director, Best Cinematography categories among others.
‘Veronica’s Wish’ tells a story of a happily engaged couple (Micheal and Veronica) who are preparing for their wedding but their lives take a twist when Veronica finds out she is suffering from cancer.