Ngalabi Short Film Festival 2019

01 Feb 2019, 7.00 PM - 03 Feb 2019, 9.00 PM

The Ngalabi Short Film Festival will take place from 1st – 3rd February at the Goethe-Zentrum rooftop terrace on Bukoto Street in Kamwokya. Showing shall be a selection of short films from the African continent, Germany, the UK and Sweden for three days, starting at 7.00pm.

The festival is organised by Goethe-Zentrum Kampala and Maisha Film Lab with the support of British Council’s East Africa Arts programme, The Embassy of Sweden in Kampala, The German Embassy Kampala, Independent Days Filmfesf and Filmboard Karlsruhe e. V.

Entrance is free for all the screenings so bring a friend!

The following Swedish films shall be screened during the festival:

1. Las Palmas (2011) - Screening on Saturday 2nd February

A middle-aged lady on a holiday in the sun tries to make new friends and have a good time.The role is played by a one year old girl, the rest of the cast are marionette puppets.

2. Noni & Elizabeth (2016) - Screening on Sunday 3rd February

In a Stockholm suburb, two stepsisters see the world for what it really is: upside down. Noni and Elizabeth become observers of an adult world they have yet to comprehend. A world that in many ways appears wrong.

3. Boy Razor (2015) - Screening on Sunday 3rd February

A bullied boy tries to get even with his tormentors by sticking a razorblade through a crack in a waterslide. When he realizes his revenge is out of proportion he starts a race against time to set things right.

4. Northern Great Mountain - Screening on Sunday 3rd February 

Elle, 78, does not like Sami people though her first language was Sami and she grew up in the mountains in Lapland. Now she claims that she is completely Swedish and from the south. Under pressure from her son, she reluctantly returns north for her sister's funeral. As they are about to leave,
she understands that her son has planned for them stay with their relatives over night. Refusing to do so, Elle checks in at the local Grand hotel with all the tourists...

You can download the full press release with the program here:

Ngalabi Short Film Festival 2019_Press Release.pdf

Last updated 29 Jan 2019, 4.53 PM