- Mwine won the Cultural Icon Award
- He has played in several series
- The actor has effectively presented the African Image
Silicon Valley African Film Festival recognized the American-Ugandan actor Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine for elevating and showcasing Africa's Image in the diaspora through expressions that are creative.
Mwine received the Cultural Icon Award on Saturday 9th October during the 2021Silicon Valley African Film Festival and he was honored for his stellar career as a film director and actor through which he has uplifted the Image and dignity of the global African Community plus firming the African Culture with his passion and creativity.
While honoring Mwine the star whose parents are Ugandan ,Silicon Valley African Film Festival explained that the Cultural Icon Award is entirely presented to people who have demonstrated years of commitment to raising and showcasing the image of Africa in the diaspora through creative expressions.
The 53 year old actor's resent success was the 2018 drama Television series "The Chi" where Mwine plays as Ronnie Davis an alcoholic war veteran who was discharged from service after having diagnosed with Meniere's disease.
The annual festival is intended to appreciate and also to promote an understanding of Africans through movies and this year's edition that ran from 8th to 10th marked the 12th anniversary of Silicon Valley African Film Festival .
In 2020 Mwine won the Best Actor Award at the Durban International Film Festival for his role in IFC films "Farewell Armor".