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LALA movie premiering set for the 26th February.

The movie industry is graced by the creativity of director Kevin Johns Nabukenya as she has yet released her second feature film called LALA and set to premier on the 26th February at the National Theatre auditorium.

LALA is a family movie of a young girl who is almost broken having killed her mother during birth and the fact that her father also dies in her place devastates her leaving her with no option but to face the reality of battling her young ruthless step mother who confines her in a dark room for days without food in search for her late father’s will. Lala’s only hope lays inside her late mother’s old Bible only to be discovered after being rescued by her schoolmate, freeing the mansion and giving up everything in favor of her life.

The director of the movie speaks a out the movies saying that it’s aimed at stopping any kind of domestic violence among children.

“Seeing from the film synopsis, Lala is a family drama aimed at addressing the issue of domestic violence in terms of step mothers mistreating their step children. Through the film we educate society that children are delicate and therefore ought to be treated well and equally,” says Kevin Johns Nabukenya.

As a lawyer she quotes some laws against domestic violence guiding the community on domestic violence.

“Any kind of mistreatment can damage their brain and torture them psychologically leading to poor grades in class as well as self-doubt. Torture is a crime and subject to article 44 of the 1995 constitution of the republic of Uganda, everyone has a non derogable right to freedom from torture, cruel and inhuman treatment. The film Lala also address all other children’s rights as provided by Article 34 of the constitution and these rights ought to be upheld, taking them away is enough cause of action in the courts of law. Children ought to be treated equally biological or no as evidenced in the film.” Nabukenya adds.

LALA movie has a rich cast of experienced actors led by NABAKIIBI JOANAH JOJO, LOUBEGA EDRIS, LULE JOSEPHINE NAJJEMBA,MARJOWIN HILLZ BASEMERA, JOSEPH MUMPI SSERUBIRI, MUTEBI IMMACULATE, NAMUTEBI TIHAN, NAMAKULA SANDRA USHER, WAISWA EDWIN, ACEN KEVIN, ACEN VIVIAN, SSESANGA RONALD BRIAN, Yasin Kibirango.

Kevin Johns Nabukenya is a 23 year old Ugandan Filmmaker and lawyer(currently in law school) mostly known for her first movie Men In suits which scored two nominations in the Uganda Film Festival in 2021.

It was nominated for the best screen writer and best supporting actor (Tusiime Muhammad).

She has directed several movies due to the passion she holds for movies. The X-emplpyee movie, Inner Tears, My hood Namuwongo, Akapapula, Cry out, Men In suits and LALA with many other projects coming up.

Written by Aine Siggy

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