Distribution - In Brief


- The Kenyan crime drama, Nairobi Half Life, which was Kenya’s selection for the Best Foreign Language Oscar in 2012, making it just the second film from Kenya to be entered into the race, screens in 46 cinemas in the US for one day only.
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- The Itinerant Cinema Festival of Portuguese Language (Festin), 2013 edition, which takes place in cinema São Jorge in Lisbon, will be inaugurated on Wednesday, with the feature film "O Grande Kilapy" by the Angolan Zézé Gamboa. After Mozambique (2010), Portugal (2011) and Brazil (2012), the fourth edition of the event, set for 03-10 April, will honor the Angolan cinema, "representing a great sign of the importance that is given to the evolution of cinematography of Portuguese-speaking African countries, in general, "a source of the organization told ANGOP. Read more here:

- Nigerian filmmaker Kingsley Paul Ukaegbu is a bitter man after the premiere of his latest movie, See Through Me, all but flopped. During Thursday night's premiere at The Hub cinema in Kampala, Ukaegbu was left cursing his gods as the highly-hyped film pulled less than 100 people. "What sort of country is this where people cannot pay Shs 50,000 to attend a movie premiere?" Ukaegbu lamented as he stared at the empty auditorium. "I have never seen anything like this in my entire 20-year career. This is shameful to Uganda."
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