Uganda's first Oscar-nominated film tells story of Bobi Wine persecution
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The documentary film 'Bobi Wine: The People's President' tells the story of Bobi Wine, a popstar-turned-politician in Uganda, and his journey through politics and activism.
The nomination of Bobi Wine: The People's President for Best Documentary Feature at the Oscars marks the first time a Ugandan film has earned recognition from the Academy Awards.
The film captures Wine's rise to fame and his opposition to a constitutional amendment that allowed the incumbent president, Yoweri Museveni, to run for another term.
In impassioned speeches, the newly minted politician decries a constitutional amendment abolishing presidential age limits. But despite his opposition, the bill passed and allowed incumbent Yoweri Museveni, who seized power in 1986, to run for another term.
Read at www.aljazeera.com
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