List of Ugandan Movies and TV Shows
Browse the full list of Ugandan movies and TV shows streaming online, including services like Netflix, Hulu, Prime Video, HBO and more. Sort by Rotten Tomatoes, IMDB rating, popularity and more to find something to watch!
1. The Last King of Scotland
What it's about: Young Scottish doctor, Nicholas Garrigan decides it's time for an adventure after he finishes his formal education, so he decides to try his luck in Uganda, and arrives during the downfall of President Obote. General Idi Amin comes to power and asks Garrigan to become his personal doctor.
Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).
2. Call Me Kuchu
What it's about: In Uganda, a new bill threatens to make homosexuality punishable by death. David Kato - Uganda's first openly gay man - and his fellow activists work against the clock to defeat the legislation while combating vicious persecution in their daily lives. But no one, not even the filmmakers, is prepared for the brutal murder that shakes the movement to its core and sends shock waves around the world. (from imdb)
Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).
3. Imba Means Sing
What it's about: A character-driven heartfelt story of resilience and the impact of education. The film follows Angel, Moses and Nina from the slums of Kampala, Uganda through a world tour with the Grammy-nominated African Children's Choir; stunningly shot and told through Angel, Moses and Nina's perspectives on their one shot journey from poverty to education.
Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).
4. Bouncing Cats
What it's about: This documentary follows the efforts of Abraham "Abramz" Tekya and Breakdance Project Uganda (BPU) to use dance to empower youth in war-torn Uganda. The film is a testimony of Crazy Legs of Rock Steady Crew and his experiences in the BPU program. The film features narration by Common and additional interviews with Mos Def, will.i.am and K'Naan. Also appearing in the film is Okot Jolly Grace, whose guidance enabled the filmmakers to see and understand the plight of children in northern Uganda.
Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (Google Play, Prime Video & PlayStation Store).
5. Nile Perch
What it's about: Economic in style and subject, Nile Perch is an austere, contemplative apologue of Lake Victoria fishermen in Uganda. In flickering black and white, a fish is tracked from a fisherman’s line to export commodity.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).