The VICE Guide to Film

Wakaliwood: The New Wave of Ultra-Violent Ugandan DIY Action Cinema

In the Ugandan slum of Wakaliga, a thriving action film industry called Wakaliwood has emerged.

by VICE Staff
10 February 2017, 7:22am

In the Ugandan slum of Wakaliga, a thriving action film industry called Wakaliwood has emerged. Mixing elements of Western action films and Chinese Kung Fu movies with Ugandan culture, Wakaliwood's films have garnered a cult following not just in in Uganda, but all over the world.

We spend a day on the set of the next Wakaliwood hit.