Hearts in Pieces (Uganda: 2009)


Mariam Ndagire

Cast list

Kato Lubwama

Prince Joel Okuyo

Abby Mukiibi

Brenda Nanyonjo

Laura Kahunde


The Princess of the village (played by Brenda Nanyonjo)  is of age to marry, however the man she is betrothed to is in love with another woman from  an outside village. The arranged fiancé for the outside village woman is more interested in gaining political power than he is with his future wife. Other villagers along with selfish family members create more drama for all of the people involved and the Princess wonders if the drama will ever end.


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Academic Reviews

African Theatre 10: Media & Performance Eds. James Gibbs, Femi Osofisan, and Martin Banham Rochester: James Currey, 2011. xx + 154 pp. ISBN 9781847010384 paper.

Kiyaga, Abdu. “Meet Sara Kisazu, Aka Nalweyiso, or Mother-in-Law.” LexisNexis Academic Library. Al Bawaba (Middle East) Ltd. (Middle East Aggregated Content), 20 June 2014. Web. 6 Apr. 2015

Kasule, Sam. “Telling Our Story’ Conversations with Kindu Uganda Home Movie Directors Mariam Ndagire and Ashraf Simwogerere.” Media and Performance. Rochester: Boydell and Brewer, 2011. 49 to 52. Print

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