Images of love gone sour, political intrigue, war and torture are some of the themes that run in some of Ugandan films.
But as the curtains rise for the iKina Ugandai - the popular name for Ugandan produced films - there are concerns about the quality and distribution of the films.
Ashraf Simwogerere, a local film maker says that the potential of the film industry in Uganda is hampered by lack of professionalism. Semogerere says that the scenario is made even worse by the fact that most of the films are acted in local languages making the distribution and marketing even more difficult.
Simwogerere who wrote and produced 'Murder in the City' says Ugandan films have good story lines but are poorly produced.
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Some film buffs say that Uganda doesn't lack the artistic talent. However this talent often fails due to poor infrastructure and the disinterest of government.
Mariam Ndagire is a scriptwriter and artist who has just released the film