Bobi Wine nominated for Cinema Eye Honor’s ‘Audience Choice’ award

In Summary
  • Bobi Wine's Documentary was nominated alongside other 12 movies.
  • The documentary  was directed by Moses Bwayo and Christopher Sharp
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Bobi Wine’s documentary dubbed “Bobi Wine: The People’s President “was nominated to compete for Cinema Eye Honor’s ‘Audience Choice’ award.

The Singer turned politician originally Known as Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine revealed the good news via his socials noting that his documentary was nominated alongside 12 other movies including 20 Days in Mariupol Directed by Mstyslav Chernov,32 Sounds Directed by Sam Green,American Symphony Directed by Matthew Heineman,Beyond Utopia Directed by Madeleine Gavin, A Compassionate Spy Directed by Steve James among others.

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Posted by Bobi Wine on Sunday, October 22, 2023

The documentary that was directed by Moses Bwayo and Christopher Sharp captures Bobi’s hustle to stardom and also his journey in active politics.

It details the spectacular rise of Bobi Wine as it takes us down the remarkable story of a rags-to-riches tale of a poor boy from Kamwokya slum who rose from obscurity to become a celebrated national hero—against all odds.

It shows that through music and politics, the ghetto gladiator has managed to win hearts both in Uganda and across the world.

 It aswell highlights the deep governance issues in Uganda when it comes to opposing the status quo. The movie further suggests how the Ghetto President is ready to take Uganda into the future.

The documentary scooped two awards at the Millenium Documentary Film Festival that ran from March 30th  to April 6th , 2023 in Brussels, Belgium. It won the Audience Prize and the Bronze Goal for Best Film on Human Rights.