Ugandan film captain alex

Tshirts, dvds and more com who killed captain alex ugandas first action movie. Help build a ugandan action movie studio wakaliwood by. Who killed captain alex uganda action movie trailer. Wakaliwood, also known as ramon film productions, is a film studio based in wakaliga, a slum in ugandas capital of kampala. What came together is a film thats completely aware of its limitations and runs with it the whole way through with spectacular results. The minutelong video showed bloody gun battles, speededup. The story follows a group of ugandan commandos led by captain alex. You see, i naively expected wakaliwood to simply excel and never veer from ballsout low budget ugandan style war porn, much in the vein of the mighty who killed captain alex. Some of their best known films include who killed captain alex and bad black.

After setting up base camp in the town that was attacked by a group called the tiger mafia, he sets out on an initial attack. Wakaliwood refers to a film industry surrounding movies created by the ramon film productions company based in wakaliga, a slum in kampala, uganda. Clearly, what plan 9 from outer space is to scifiers, captain alex is to ramboesque action aficionados. The first ugandan action film ever is made is groundbreaking. With who killed captain alex 2010, an action film registering huge success on youtube the trailer has over 2. Created for a couple hundred bucks in the povertystricken neighborhood of wakaliga in kampala, uganda, who killed captain alex was like nothing ever. Wakaliwood is creating da best of da best movies patreon. Ugandas president gives captain alex the mission to defeat the tiger maffia, but alex gets killed in the process.

Who killed captain alex uganda action movie trailer the. Wakaliwood is the name of the film studio in uganda, located in wakaliga, a slum in the ugandan capital of kampala. This is due, in part, to the harsh working conditions, but nabwana igg also erased his computer to be. You read that right not 200 million, just 200 bucks. Rescue team by wakaliwood, uganda ramon film productions duration. Watch the trailer for operation kakongoliro, billed as the ugandan expendables, from wakaliwood, makers of who killed captain alex. Mar 19, 2020 theres microbudget film making, and then theres wakaliwood, the homegrown ugandan film industry. Ugandas fledgling wakaliwood filmmakers are betting action. Your donations will help build ugandas first action movie studio and provide the foundation for a sustainable business here in wakaliwood.

Ugandas first action movie was produced, written, directed, shot, and edited by nabwana igg from his home in wakaliga, uganda. Who killed captain alex is a ugandan film about the events that unfold after a captain is killed by the notorious tiger mafia, however his brother arrives on the scene to investigate his death and avenge him. Who killed captain alex was produced in 2010 for just. Help build a ugandan action movie studio wakaliwood by we. Wakaliwood is the nickname of wakaliga, a tiny village in uganda that has garnered an international reputation for making action movies. The minutelong video showed bloody gun battles, speededup kung fu fights and computergenerated helicopters. G nabwana to talk the making of his new kungfu kids flick the best.

Who killed captain alex 10 reasons to watch it screenrant. Upon hearing the tragic news, his brother investigates to avenge alex, hence the title who killed captain alex. How a ugandan director is making great action movies on. Jul, 2018 nabwana shoots film regular apollo for operation kakongoliro. Exuberantly directed, shot, and edited by isaac nabwana in the small, electricitydisabled town of wakaliga, who killed captain alex. Jul 06, 2019 wakaliwood is the engine of ugandas tiny film industry. How the quentin tarantino of africa is putting hollywood. After scenes from captain alex hit youtube in 2010 and raked in millions of views, people pigeonholed nabwanas plots and characters as either slurs on africa or sociological specimens to be examined like the stitching in pygmy masksin any case, not footage to be consumed by the moviegoing public. Who killed captain alex original trailer wakaliwood.

We were banned but you helped share the word and got is back. Who killed captain alex drinking game ugandas first action. Les productions les plus connues sont who killed captain alex. Who killed captain alex original trailer wakaliwood, uganda.

Wakaliwood im from nyc and have been living with them in the slums for about 8 months. Founded in 2005 by ugandan filmmaker nabwana igg, were the home of ramon film productions and the worldfamous who killed captain alex. However, due to how its played out, it has become controversial and called racist. Not only is it the countrys first action film, its also one of the first to have a video joker vj commentary that completely hijacks the film. The film claims to be ugandas first action movie and gained notoriety in late 2017 for its bizarre quality and a strange plot, along with the odd commentary given by a video joker, a man who talks over the movie making jokes. Founded by nabwana igg, a ugandan self taught filmmaker who has produced more than 40 feature films including who killed captain alex.

Online, jokes referencing the film are often circulated within various. Ugandan action film, new trailer bad black from guys behind who killed captain alex. Action movie studio in da slums of wakaliga, uganda. But sxswselected documentary once upon a time in uganda doesnt start in the african nation. The story follows a group of ugandan commandos led by captain alex, whos accomplishments evidently spread far and wide. Ugandas wakaliwood gains international acclaim pbs.

Directed by nabawana igg starring nalwanga gloria, alan hofmanis, bisaso dauda american genre film archive bluray us r0 hd. This first major meme of 2018 uses a chubby form of knuckles the echidna from sonic the hedgehog and makes fun of the ugandan action film, who killed captain alex. Selftaught filmmaker nabwana isaac godfrey geoffrey produced, directed. Instead, besides street sellers hawking the dvd, the action spoof were screened on tv sets in certain clubsshacks while a vj video joker added. Jan 25, 2018 who killed captain alex is a ugandan film about the events that unfold after a captain is killed by the notorious tiger mafia, however his brother arrives on the scene to investigate his death and avenge him. The movie is about captain alex, the most elite soldier in the ugandan military, hunting richard and the tiger mafia, a powerful crime organization.

Wakaliwood is the engine of ugandas tiny film industry. Who killed captain alex contains ugandan commandos, kung fu, a midi version of seals kiss from a rose, a rambunctious and sometimes farting infilm commentary track, and some more supa action. How the quentin tarantino of africa is putting hollywood to. Nabwana shoots film regular apollo for operation kakongoliro. Aug 04, 2015 exuberantly directed, shot, and edited by isaac nabwana, who killed captain alex. Ugandas president gives captain alex the mission to defeat the tiger maffia, but.

Who killed captain alex drinking game ugandas first. People were learning and experimenting with the new technology of moving pictures. Ugandan action film, new trailer bad black from guys behind. Ugandas fledgling wakaliwood filmmakers are betting. Online, jokes referencing the film are often circulated within various online gaming and internet meme communities. But perhaps the best thing about the film is the vj. Their leader, richard, completely blows his stack when his brother is. The ramon film studio has produced more than 40 movies. Aug 25, 2019 film, uganda, who killed captain alex, ugandan knuckles, youtube, ramon film productions, wakaliga, isaac nabwana, supa soldiers, gregzilla additional references facebook twitter wikipedia about.

Who killed captain alex is a 2010 wakaliwood action film, produced and directed by isaac nabwana aka nabwana i. Who killed captain alex contains ugandan commandos, kung fu, a midi. Welcome to wakaliwood, an action movie studio in the slums of wakaliga, uganda. Crazy world is the ugandan action film poised to bring. May, 2015 it was the trailer for who killed captain alex. The film opens with the bombing of new york city for some odd reason. His rapid absorption into wakaliwood delights himhe claims to have seen all of 40 seconds of the captain alex trailer before resolving to leave his life as an unfulfilled film programmer and. The movie is accompanied by a joke narrator of sorts who is basically just riffing the movie, and it makes the entire experience a riot. The studio is best known for its 2010 film who killed captain alex. However he was later mysteriously murdered by an unknown person with his brother, bruce u attempting to avenge him.

Craftsmen were excited about discovering new ways of creating art with this powerful and amazing new technology. Who killed captain alex is one of the most hilariously underproduced movies youll ever find. Handpainted by wakaliwood artists on bark cloth, a natural, ugandan fabric traditionally used as a burial shroud we use it for painting. Jul 30, 2016 with who killed captain alex 2010, an action film registering huge success on youtube the trailer has over 2. Richard the tiger mafia is the main antagonist of the famous ugandan action web film who killed captain alex he was portrayed by sserunya ernest. In ugandan theaters, video jokers provide live colorful commentary over the movie and the released version of captain alex includes the vj. Luckily this film can be found in its entirety on youtube. The 2020 sxsw film festival begins on friday, march. Wakaliwood has taken full advantage of its spotlight and churned out a series of new movies, among them bad black, once a soja, and upcoming exciting names, such as the ugandan expendables, eaten alive in uganda, tebaatusasula. You can find our posters, tshirts, and more in wakaliwoods actionpacked supa store cooming soon. The film then revolves around the hunt to find who killed captain alex. The independent ugandan film studio is best known for its overthetop violence and extremely low budget. Ive been using it on scratch see my icon and others have been doing it too. It indicates a way forward for african cinema to become a more vocal force on the world stage, and looking at the making of this ludicrously entertaining film is a great way to chart the evolution.

Crazy world is the ugandan action film poised to bring wakaliwood to the world we caught up with ugandas tarantino, i. The word sobaditsgood doesnt even feel like it can fit this film. Ugandas first action movie was produced, written, directed, shot, and edited by nabwana igg from his home in. Its a batshit crazy milestone to be honored in the. Its founder and director is isaac godfrey geoffrey nabwana, a. But what bad black showed me, was that ramon film productions are capable of much more than loosely connected action scenes stacked on top of a barely comprehensible plot. And be sure to join our email list to receive supa updates. Nabwana igg, who has been called ugandas tarantino, after the gratuitous violence in his films. And the place where ugandas first ever action movie was made.

Richard is the leader of the tiger mafia, an evil group that completely controls kampala, the capital of uganda. Directed by nabawana igg starring kakule william, sseruyna ernest, bukenya charlse, nakyambadde prossy bad black color, 2016, 72 mins. Ugandas first action movie, wakaliwood is a home for kung fu masters, stunt people, actors, technicians, and artists who. Who killed captain alex found unfiltered audio of ugandan. Oct 22, 2016 wakaliwood is the name of the film studio in uganda, located in wakaliga, a slum in the ugandan capital of kampala. Isaac nabwanas ramon film productions, based in wakaliga near kampala, has produced more than 40 lowbudget action films over the last 10 years. G with kakule william, kakule wilson, sserunya ernest, g. It concerns a ugandan special forces unitlead by kakule wilson as the titular captain alex, ugandas best soldierwho sets up. Imagine you were back in the early 1900s when the film industry was a newborn. Wakaliwoods bad black surprise audience pick the austin chronicle. Welcome to wakaliwood, ugandas center of filmmaking. Now you can choose between captain alex, the cannibals, and our upcoming poster for return of uncle benon. Ugandan movie director wins best action film director hipipo. He is given the mission to lead a special task force in taking down the tiger mafia, a criminal organization thats been in control of the city kampala.

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