Thursday, 7 June 2012
With a number of made films glossing his portfolio (e.g. feature length films: SRB [State Research Bureau] fittingly starts in Arua though on a tragic note in 1985, "A Good Catholic Girl" with High Definition Photography and "Battle of the Souls" about former devil worshipper Roger Mugisha, all directed by the tall Matt Bish - Roger's brother; "From the Ashes of Hatred", a Nollywood and UgaWood collaboration about a family which did not want their daughter to marry a Muganda; "The Road to Jamaa"; "On Time" (2008 Maisha Short Film); etc plus Music Videos/ TV Documentaries/ Commercials e.g. "Boo" by PRISCILLA KALIBALA; "Trouble in Paradise" - about the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Massacre - featuring as a rebel leader; Warid Beera Ko and "Nile Special (You've Earned It!)", etc; Prynce (Charming) Joel Okuyo (aka Lyhnnq-x)'s acting career has definitely taken off to the skies of international film. Maybe one day this Son of Arua will be crowned the “King of Cinema”. AFTERMATH: JOEL has won numerous international accolades in film including: Four time international award winning actor (2008), Best Supporting Actor (Balafon Film Festival, Italy 2009), Best Actor in Supporting Role Africa Movie Academy Awards, Nigeria 2010), Best Performance by an Actor/actress (Uhuru Film Festival, Ubuntu Village, Colorado, USA), Best Actor (ZIFF) 2011.
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