VJ Junior lands deal with European Union, to translate European movies at 2018 Euro-Uganda Film Festival

Celebrated video jockey Marysmats Matovu alias VJ Junior has ‘fallen into things! He has landed a deal with the European Union to translate 11 European movies that will feature in this year’s Euro-Uganda Film Festival (EUFF).

He is to translate the community screened movies to break the language and cultural barrier between Europe and Uganda. Some of the movies he is to translate include Land of Mine, Jack Strong, Patients, The secret of Kells among others.

EUFF through Ms Sandra Paesen, Charge d’Affaire a.i at the EU Delegation to Uganda, and Ms Fiona Inci, Director of the British Council, along with the involved EU Member States has announced its lineup of 21 diverse and acclaimed films at a press conference at the European Union Delegation Office in Kampala.

From July 10th to 20th, the festival will celebrate the 4th edition this year, continuing to bring the best in new cinema to Kampala audiences. The EUFF will also celebrate 2018 as the European Year of Cultural Heritage and cinema is an important part of this.

The festival will be hosted in multiple venues across Kampala including the National Theater, Kamwokya playground, Alliance Française, Design Hub, Jazz Ville Bugolobi among others.