FAMILY TREE

DIR. NICOLE AMANI MAGABO KIGGUNDU 


2021 / UGANDA / 17 MINS


Nagawa, an 8-year-old school girl, believes she has an idyllic childhood until a disastrous accident leaves her famous father fighting for his life. Nagawa and her mother arrive at the hospital, and as the private ward starts to fill up, Nagawa soon realizes that her family is much bigger than she originally thought.




CREDITS


Written By NICOLE AMANI MAGABO KIGGUNDU

Produced By NICOLE AMANI MAGABO KIGGUNDU

Co-Produced By SEAN ADAM KAGUGUBE & AFSA UMUTESI

Executive Produced By SEAN ADAM KAGUGUBE, ANNA NATION KÄHLER,

GILBERT J. KIMANZI, GORDIAN KYOMUKAMA, LILLIAN PEACE MAGABO,

NTSHEPENG MOTEMA-ALEXANDRA, VINCENT MUGISHA & ALI MUSOKE

Edited By ESTHER KINTU

Director of Cinematography ALI MUSOKE

Sound By TIMOTHY TONNY KASSOMA & LILLIAN KEISHANYU

Music By PETER MUHIRE

Production Design By KENNETH KAWISO

Featuring BROMMIE ABRAHAMZ, FELIX BWANIKA, CHLOE KABUYE, AZIZ KIBAZO,

IRENE NAKITTO, TAYO SHONUBI, ESTERI TEBANDEKE & GLADYS OYENBOT)






OFFICIAL SELECTION

CAPITOL HILL FILM FESTIVAL

Washington, DC

December 2020
REEL SISTERS OF THE DIASPORA FILM FESTIVAL

Brooklyn, NY

November 2020



NGALABI INTERNATIONAL SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL

Kampala, Uganda

February 2020
PAN-AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL

Los Angeles, CA

February 2020






ABOUT NICOLE AMANI MAGABO KIGGUNDU


Nicole is a Ugandan-American writer, director, producer and journalist. Family Tree was inspired by the ambivalent nature of family. Nicole is writing a play about a past Ugandan president and his prime minister, and is developing her first feature, Good Girl, about a woman’s struggle to choose between her truth and family.

You can find Nicole on her Twitter.







































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