“Those From Among You,” a powerful documentary directed by Natasha Museveni Karugire, is set to take the audience on a journey through Uganda’s history, politics, and the stories of its iconic figures. An invite-only premiere will be held on Thursday, 27th July 2023 – Arena Mall, Century Cinemax in Kampala.
Focused on the rich history of Uganda, the documentary delves into the lives and experiences of the heroes of the Liberation struggle, providing unique insights into the nation’s journey. Despite the involvement of notable personalities, Natasha Museveni Karugire managed to maintain an unbiased focus on the subject, ensuring that every participant’s perspective is presented authentically.
“Those From Among You” promises to be a compelling documentary that transcends mere politics. It comprehensively covers various aspects of Uganda’s past, and present, and the changes that have shaped the nation’s social and economic landscape.
The inspiration behind this extraordinary documentary lies in the filmmaker’s desire to make Uganda’s history accessible to all, particularly the younger generations. By compiling interviews and historical footage, Natasha Museveni Karugire aims to leave a lasting impact on both Ugandans and Africans across the continent, fostering a deeper appreciation and understanding of their roots.
Addressing the need for Ugandans to tell their own stories, Natasha believes in capturing the essence of Uganda’s uniqueness. She admires the younger generation’s efforts in using platforms like social media to create captivating content that is authentically Ugandan. By finding their own artistic voice, Ugandan filmmakers can represent their heritage from the heart of the Continent.
When asked about her inspirations within the Ugandan film industry, Natasha Museveni Karugire looks up to those who embrace the nation’s stories, visions, and aspirations. On the international scene, Jan Philip Weyl’s work in Ethiopia is a source of admiration for her, showcasing the power of storytelling to captivate and educate.
The premiere of “Those From Among You,” is a significant milestone in the journey of preserving Uganda’s history and celebrating its iconic figures. Following the premiere, the documentary will start airing on NBS, UBC, and Urban TV on Monday, 31st July 2023.