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The works of 3 filmmakers we've highlighted on this site - Akosua Adoma Owusu, Zina Saro-Wiwa, and Terence Nance - make up part of a Kampala, Uganda exhibit titled Video Slink Uganda. The details... Video Halls (bibanda) are often no more than small huts where viewers pay a few cents to watch pirated DVDs on diesel-powered television screens. In the majority of villages and towns, they are the only form of popular visual entertainment, reaching millions of Ugandans every month. VJs are local performer/pirates who translate Hollywood action movies, Nollywood dramas, Bollywood musicals, and pornography into the primary local language of Luganda, acting as both »

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