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Miss Curvy (S) (2020)

Miss Curvy (S)
Running time: 24 min. | Genre: Documentaries, Short film
Miss Curvy (S)

Synopsis

When Uganda announces its first-ever beauty pageant for plus-size women, schoolteacher and single mother Namukasa Mariam seizes the opportunity. Hoping to gain strength by confronting past traumas (and her abusive ex-husband), she soon finds herself surrounded by national controversy, fierce rivalry and extravagant characters. Exploring timeless yet contemporary issues within a uniquely African context, Miss Curvy takes viewers on Mariam's unforgettable journey through the extraordinary world of East African plus-size beauty pageantry.

Nominations & Awards

BAFTA

Best Short Film
NOMINATED

Details

Original title

Miss Curvy (S)

Producer

NFTS. Distribuidora: NFTS

Running time

24 min.

Music

Sarah Ann Boughton

Cinematography

Fabio Mota

Year

2020

Country

United Kingdom United Kingdom

 

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