|Occupation||Screenwriter, director, actor, stage actor|
Ashraf Ssemwogerere (or Semwogerere) is a Ugandan film actor, director and stage actor. He rose to fame with his movie Mukajanga ("The passion of the Ugandan Martyrs"), a story about the team of Buganda royals who were killed for their Christian faith by the Kabaka Mwanga II of Buganda. Semwogerere was kidnapped in Kinawataka by unidentified people in 2006, after screening his new play Murder in the City at the National Theatre. His movie Feeling Struggle is believed to be the first feature film in Uganda.
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