Veronica’s wish a nine award winning film which was premiered in November 17, 2018 with a full house at Serena Hotel is set to hit its maiden cinema screenings February 8, 15 and 22, 2019 at Century Cinemax Acacia Mall.
The film revolves around Michael and Veronica who are living their soul mate life and are engaged to get married. However, their lives take a twist when Veronica is hit by a mysterious illness days away from their wedding.
In the Movie, Mushema Housen (Veronicas’ boyfriend) remains at the cross roads, he doesn’t know whether to choose to support his fiancée Veronica (Nisha Kalema) or move on with his life.
Frank (Symon Kalema) who is Michael’s best friend, becomes his wing man and advisor when the situation seems to be out of hand. (Malaika), Veronica’s best friend one the other hand, stands with her through their joy and pain as girls.
As watched by many, Veronica’s wish is described as emotional and humorous, one that cannot be retold but has to be watched so as to understand.
Veronica’s wish is also credited as one of the best locally produced films as yet in the country and has the potential to represent Uganda at an international level.
The film is written and produced by Nisha Kalema an award recipient of Best actress, script writer and producer at the Uganda Film Festival 2018. She also won six awards at the Uganda Film Festival including best picture and film of the year among others.
Veronica’s wish is directed by the award winning actress and director Rehema Nafuka, a recipient of the African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) in Nigeria, The Uganda Film Festival, 2018 The African Film Festival of Tarifa, Spain, Luxor African Film Festival and at the Kalasha Film & Television Awards for her debut film, ‘Haunted Souls.’