Directors – Moses Bwayo, Christopher Sharp – 2022 – UK – Cert. 12a – 121m
Aided by his wife Barbie, Uganda’s opposition leader, the musician Bobi Wine, takes on the country’s corrupt dictator of 35 years President Museveni, in the run up to the 2021 election – out in UK cinemas on Friday, September 1st
At the start of this remarkable documentary about Uganda, a small group of people engage in impromptu Christian prayer in a car before going about their business. While few more outward religious trappings are shown, the subject is a man possessed by a desire for justice for ordinary citizens, especially the underprivileged and voiceless, facing a corrupt regime determined to stay in power by any means possible, with the army and police under their control.
Successful pop singer and musician Bobi Wine… [Read the rest at Reform magazine]
Bobi Wine: The People’s President is out in cinemas in the UK on Friday, September 1st.