Bad Black

Bad Black ★★★★★

Wakaliwood is the new punk rock. Lo-fi, DIY, snotty in a charming, playful way, weirdly threatening to establishment entities (Wakaliwood muzungu ambassador Alan Ssali Hofmannis has said many film festivals rejected previous Nabwana productions because "Ugandans shouldn't be making action movies... Africans should be concerned about the images of themselves they're putting out in the world", this kind of finger wagging nonsense. We're colonizing taste now apparently? What a world.) even though beneath the violent, caustic surface it's clearly just charming playtime dress-up fantasy with a layer of self-effacing hilarity from a video joker. Love of action.

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