Parliament of Uganda and the roads around it will be inaccessible by the general public all over the weekend, to allow first daughter Natasha Karugire, shoot a film about the liberation war that was spearheaded by her father, President Yoweri Museveni in 1986.
According to a communication from parliament, Isaiah 60 productions, a local film production company based in Kampala requested and has been granted permission to shoot a film within precincts of parliament.
Isiah 60, which is owned by Natasha Karugire and her cousin Esteri Akwandanaho, was recently launched at Kololo airstrip. Among their productions is a movie, 27 guns, which is a replica of the NRA bush war. In the movie, one of Museveni’s daughters acts as Janet Museveni-the First Lady.
According to parliament, during the filming; “There will be increased movement of people along the roads near parliament, presence of actors in Military fatigue and equipment. Simulated gun sounds will be heard as the film crew and actors shoot the film.”
“The production company has sought all the necessary permissions from relevant authorities including the Uganda Police Force and Kampala Capital City Authority,” a statement from parliament continues.
It should be noted that during the same weekend, there are no scheduled parliament activities as the House is in recess. However, members of the public intending to use roads connecting towards parliament should take note.