Guests could not hide their emotions as they watched the sad, which stars musician Cindy as the lead actress.
FILM | BELLA
By Reagan Ssempijja
A new film, Bella, was recently premired at the Kampala Serena Hotel's Victoria Hall.
The movie is packed with seasoned and celebrated actors in the Ugandan film industry including Abby Mukiibi, Roger Mugisha, Matthew Nabwiso, Stella Nantumbwe, Simon Base Kalema, Michael Wawuyo Jr, Joel Okuyo and musician Cinderella Sanyu.
Cindy was the main act in the movie, alongside Simon Base Kalema. The film tells the story of a homeless girl who lived on the streets for a long time after being kicked out by her father. However, her talent of singing lands her into the hands of a music promoter who transformed her into a star and she survived the streets.
Matthew Bishanga, the CEO of Matt Bish Films, which produced the film, said it took a lot of convincing and explaining to make Cindy accept the role, being her first onscreen acting.
Cindy said she asked actresses to to coach her for the part, which helped her pull it off.
Guests could not hide their emotions as they watched, the movie being sad and sorrowful in nature.
Matt Bish films also celebrated 10 years in the movie industry with cake cutting.