Alan Ssali Hofmanis

New York, NY and Kampala, Uganda

Alan Ssali Hofmanis

New York, NY and Kampala, Uganda

Alan Ssali Hofmanis is the first American to visit Wakaliwood, a team of actors, filmmakers, and technicians producing Hollywood-inspired action in from the slums of Wakaliga, Uganda. Adopted by the Nkima (Monkey) clan and given the name Ssali, he starred in director Nabwana IGG’s upcoming film, BAD BLACK, and in the process became the first muzungu (Westerner) to appear in Ugandan cinema.

Previously, Alan Ssali Hofmanis served as Director of Programming for the Lake Placid Film Forum and Director of Special Programming for Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington, Long Island. He lives in Wakaliga, Uganda.

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