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The New Wave of Ultra-Violent Ugandan DIY Action Cinema: Wakaliwood

In the Ugandan slum of Wakaliga, a thriving action film industry called Wakaliwood has emerged. Mixing elements of Western action films and Chinese Kung Fu movies with Ugandan culture, Wakaliwood’s films have garnered a cult following not just in in Uganda, but all over the world. We spend a day on the set of the next Wakaliwood hit.

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Music for the piece was provided by Ramon Film Productions and Alex “Saba Saba” Kirya.

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