These are 10 famous people you probably didn’t know were Ugandan.
1. Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine
Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine is a dual citizen of Uganda and America working in the mediums of photography, theatre, film and television.
Feature film acting credits include Queen of Katwe and Boost from Oscar winning producers Kieran Crilly and Frederic Bohbot.
Previous feature films include “Blood Diamond” where he played opposite Oscar winner Leonardo DiCaprio and the indie feature “40,” which Ntare starred in and premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Ntare’s film directing credits include “Kuhani,” which won the main prize for Best Achievement in Directing at the International Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, Switzerland and was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize for Best Short Film at Slamdance 2014.
“Kuhani” also premiered at the International Film Festival Rotterdam, Palm Springs International ShortFest, the Institute of Contemporary Art London and the Film Society at Lincoln Center to name a few.