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Cinema Red Pill podcast
48 minutes | Dec 15, 2022
Elesin Oba: The King's Horseman (with Wilfred Okichie) - Episode 110
We talk about Elesin Oba: The Kings Horseman this week, an adaptation of Wole Soyinka’s play Death and the King's Horseman. So happy to be joined by Wilfred Okichie, a prolific Nigerian film critic and curator who adds a lot of great context to the discussion. Elesin Oba: The Kings Horseman is available on Netflix.
58 minutes | Dec 1, 2022
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (with Royal Kenogo) - Episode 109
#Episode109 Weren’t we all wondering what the sequel would even be about after the death of Chadwick Boseman? Joel, Sharon and brand new guest Royal Kenogo get into their expectations for the Black Panther sequel, the aspects they enjoyed and those they didn't. WARNING! The episode is full of spoilers please listen after watching the film https://linktr.ee/cinemaredpillug
74 minutes | Nov 25, 2022
The Woman King (with Charity Atukunda) - Episode 108
#Episode108 We gathered together again to talk about ‘The Woman King’, we talk about the controversy regarding the film's inaccurate depiction of the Dahomey and Agojie and dig into the filmmaking and storytelling aspects that stood out for us. Happy to have Charity Atukunda back again to help us unpack the film. This episode has been released as audio-only Link to Addanggaman: https://rarefilmm.com/2020/11/adanggaman-2000/
19 minutes | Oct 12, 2022
Must watch TV (Episode 107)
In this super-short episode of the podcast, the crew goes over their favourite TV shows that they've been watching recently. Each host had to zero down to one TV show which is no easy feat to do with the good (and bad) stuff out there. Credits Jingle by Karan Sandhu Promo Graphics by Charity Atukunda Editing by Timothy Niwamanya & Sharon Kyomuhangi
79 minutes | Aug 14, 2022
The 2022 Ngalabi Short Film Festival - (Episode 106)
The 6th edition of The Ngalabi Short Film Festival took place at The International University of East Africa over three days from the 28th to the 30th of July 2022 and as is the tradition with this podcast we got together to talk about the short films that stood out for us. The Ngalabi Short Film Festival is organized by Goethe-Zentrum Kampala with a variety of shorts showcased from all over Africa & Germany. The festival line-up was curated by our very own Joel Tugaineyo. Enjoy! Credits Jingle by Karan Sandhu Promo Graphics by Charity Atukunda Editing by Timothy Niwamanya & Sharon Kyomuhangi Watch the video podcast here; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-AQMsNRPpTk&ab_channel=CinemaRedPill
10 minutes | Jun 16, 2022
Sharon Kyomuhangi recommends films to watch during pride month
It's pride month and Sharon’s got a couple of queer movie recommendations for you! Films mentioned: Rafiki (2018) Pride (2014) Fire Island (2022) Something Must break (2014) Pariah (2011) The Handmaiden (2016) Paris is Burning (1990) Benedetta (2021) Jingle by Karan Sandhu
33 minutes | Jun 2, 2022
Naseeba Bagalaaliwo on her animated short film 'Scalp Deep' - (Episode 104)
Excited to speak to Naseeba Bagalaaliwo this week over zoom about her debut animated short film ‘Scalp Deep’. She details the journey behind its conception; how it started off as a documentary project researching the origin of short hair policies in Ugandan schools and more. The result, a short film that interrogates the stereotypes attached to black women’s hair. Watch Scalp Deep here; https://vimeo.com/user123740005 Jingle by Karan Sandhu Promo Graphics by Charity Atukunda Editing by Timothy Niwamanya & Sharon Rwakatungu
11 minutes | May 27, 2022
Timothy Niwamanya watched The Northman - (Episode 103)
Timothy talks about a recent movie he watched and loved, Robert Eggers, The Northman for our mini-episode this week. He digs into the epic tales' inspiration from mythology, brilliant twists and the director's past films.
41 minutes | May 19, 2022
Conversation with filmmaker Patience Nitumwesiga - (Episode 102)
This week we had a conversation with the phenomenal filmmaker Patience Nitumwesiga. We dig into the process, production and inspiration behind her three short films: Communion, Heaven Sounds Boring and Jangu. We also get into the realities of the Ugandan film industry and she shares about her exciting upcoming feature film projects. Link to Mbaganire—An African Folktales Podcast on Apple Podcast https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/mbaganire-an-african-folktales-podcast/id1528146592 and Google Podcast https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy5idXp6c3Byb3V0LmNvbS8xMjU1ODgwLnJzcw Jingle by Karan Sandhu
10 minutes | May 12, 2022
Joel Tugaineyo watched Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness - (Episode 101)
We are weekly again!! Audio only though 😊😊. From the request of several listeners, we will release much shorter episodes every other week. On these MINI EPISODES one of the hosts or guests will recommend something that they have recently watched to our listeners. (10 minutes maximum!) Starting off Joel Tugaineyo watched Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness and has some thoughts! #CinemaRedPill #UgandanFilm #UgandanPodcast
57 minutes | May 6, 2022
We pick our favorite film for the 100th episode!
We made it to 100 episodes!❗️🎉🔥💃🏾. For this special episode the hosts reminiscence about the past 5 years of podcasting, their most memorable episodes and some that they wish could be forgotten. Topping it off by responding to the dreaded question; what’s your favorite movie of all time? Watch on youtube here; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PknRgZK6uuY&ab_channel=CinemaRedPill Videography by Royal Kenogo & Peter Kuloba Jingle by Karan Sandhu Graphics by Charity Atukunda Editing by Timothy Niwamanya & Sharon Rwakatungu
66 minutes | Apr 14, 2022
Spiderman: No Way Home - (Episode 99)
We’re talking Spiderman: No Way Home. In the episode we talk about the over-connectedness of the franchise, all the homework needed to understand the films and what we hope will be coming next. Our resident comic book nerd Joel Tugaineyo takes us through all the backstage drama behind the hit film. Watch the video podcast here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8fciF6kfQeY&ab_channel=CinemaRedPill
44 minutes | Mar 31, 2022
The Girl In The Yellow Jumper - Episode 98
Sharon, Timothy and Joel are baaaaack…..for real this time, returning as an audio and video podcast. In this episode, they talk about Uganda’s first Netflix release ‘The Girl In The Yellow Jumper’, directed by Loukman Ali. The 3 of them talk about the iconic actors starring in the film, Loukman’s phenomenal cinematography and the massive recognition this film has received. Watch the video podcast here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKtCYJfJFNU&ab_channel=CinemaRedPill Jingle by Karan Sandhu
95 minutes | Aug 21, 2021
Favourite Japanese Anime (with Charity Atukunda) - Episode 97
In an episode hosted by Timothy, we have Joel and special guest Charity Atukunda talk about their favourite Japanese anime films and TV shows.
71 minutes | Jul 25, 2021
Softie (with Audrey Kawire Wabwire) - Episode 96
We talk about Sam Soko's 'Softie'. Filmed over 7 years, Softie is a documentary film about Kenyan political activitst Boniface Mwangi who journeys over the years from photojournalist, to activist to running for MP of Starehe constituency in Nairobi. The films look at this journey from his perspective and his families perspectives showing the difficulties for both of them. We discuss this film with the amazing, fellow podcaster Audrey Kawire Wabwire, listen to her podcast Power of the Streets which features young Africans leading human rights activism. In the first season, she speaks to some of the people leading the #metoo movement in Africa.
92 minutes | Jul 18, 2021
Black Widow + Loki (with The Primordial M) - Episode 95
On this episode we talk about Black Widow and Loki with return guest host, artist and avid comic book reader, The Primordial M! Should Black Widow have had more movies? Is Loki's Owen Wilson good in the show? Is he even worth talking about this much?! It's a fun conversation, listen in.
42 minutes | Jul 3, 2021
The Ngalabi Short Film Festival (5th Edition) - Episode 94
We recap all the films that screened at the recent online Ngalabi short film festival that was curated by our very own Joel Tugaineyo and Q&A sessions were moderated by Sharon Rwakatungu. Two films screened at the festivalncan be watched online, check out Loukman Ali's 'The Blind Date' here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wyulaHUxMbQ and Swangz Avenue production 'Rolex' here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fDS2Me1nErk
60 minutes | Jun 26, 2021
The Mercy of The Jungle - (Episode 93)
In this episode we take a deep dive into Joel Karekezi’s second feature film, ‘The Mercy of The Jungle’. This great production that won the top prize at FESPACO in 2019 was filmed in Uganda! You rent the film for 17,000/- or buy it for 35,000/- on Vimeo here: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/themercyofthejungle Watch Joel’s first short film The Pardon here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2bTWHtrJ_ac
118 minutes | Jun 17, 2021
WE'RE BACK! Top 3: What we've been watching - (Episode 92)
It's been 8 months of silence, but we're baaaaack - for real this time! Sharon, Timothy and Joel highlight 3 of their favorite films/TV viewings in the past months! We go long and take time to really dig into each of our choices. Enjoy!
74 minutes | Sep 18, 2020
Shaka Zulu (1986 TV Miniseries)with Gloria Kiconco - (Episode 91)
Timothy and Sharon are joined by Poet/Writer/Zinemaker and all round phenomenal artist Gloria Kiconco to talk about Shaka Zulu, a miniseries that played on UTV back in the day (we can't remember exactly when!). We talk about its controversial initial release, speculate the accuracy of the show, talk about what its like to watch a show like this today and its power and significance overall. If you watched Shaka Zulu while growing up as well, let us know your story! The miniseries position as a staple in many homes might call for a follow up episode to hear more from other people! Reach out to us on email@example.com
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