Bobi Wine’s ‘The People’s President’ documentary has received a nomination at the Oscars under the Best Documentary Feature.
It has been selected alongside ‘The Eternal Memory’, ‘Four Daughters’, ‘To Kill a Tiger’ and ’20 Days in Mariupol’
The nominees in the key categories for the 96th Academy Awards have just been released and winners will be awarded in Hollywood on March 10th.
Bobi Wine took to his social media pages and broke the news;
“Big News: Our film #BobiWineThePeoplesPresident which showcases General @KagutaMuseveni’s brutal regime and the resilient citizens pushing back, has been nominated for Best Documentary in the Oscars. It is such a humbling moment to see the Ugandan story make it to the Academy Awards- the most prestigious and significant awards in the world. Today the fight for democracy in Uganda and around the world lives on. Thank you for this recognition!” he posted.
This nomination comes eleven days after the documentary won the Audience Choice Award at the esteemed Cinema Eye Honors 2024 in New York, USA.
The 17th edition of the Cinema Eye Honors Awards unfolded in a lively ceremony on Friday, January 12, 2024, at the New York Academy of Medicine in East Harlem.
The Oscars had shortlisted ‘Bobi Wine: The People’s President to return to select cinemas for the MLK weekend (Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend).
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