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National Geographic Documentary Films has announced the acquisition of worldwide rights to Bobi Wine: The Town Presidentafter its premiere at the Venice Film Festival.

Directed by Moses Bwayo and Christopher Sharp and produced by double Oscar winner John Battsek, the film follows Ugandan opposition leader, activist and music star Bobi Wine as he uses his music to fight the Yoweri-led regime. Museveni, who has led the country for 35 years and changed the constitution to allow another five-year term.

NatGeo Doc Films will present the film in global festivals throughout the rest of the year and will release it in theaters in 2023.

Wine said: “My people, the people of Uganda, are familiar with my journey through music, politics, imprisonment and torture, but this film is a microcosm of my country’s greatest struggles under a ruthless dictatorship. which has been operating with impunity for decades. I can’t wait for global audiences to see the reality of the situation and question their leaders’ support for this regime.”

Directors Bwayo and Sharp said, “As documentary filmmakers, we are occasionally lucky enough to have the opportunity to recount events that can spark transformation. We think this is one of those times.”

“At a time when people’s most basic human rights are under threat around the world, including in the United States, Bobi Wine’s activism on behalf of all Ugandans is hugely inspiring, exciting and necessary. We are honored to help bring this beautiful and important film to the world.”

NatGeo Doc Films previously released the Academy Award, BAFTA and multiple Emmy Award-winning film. solo free and the Academy Award-nominated film Cave.

More recently, in 2021, it launched Become Cousteau, fauci, the first wave, the Bailing out other Torn.


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