Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) officially ended on Sunday with an award ceremony on Saturday night to honour deserving films and personalities for their talent.
Controversial South African film, ‘Of Good Report’ toppled all the films that were screened at the festival to emerge the best film of the festival, further attracting a prize package of $6,000.
Nollywood actors Desmond Elliot and Uche Jombo went home with Best Actor and Actress awards respectively. Other awards went to Roberta Durrant for Best Director with the film ‘Felix King of the Sax’, while Adeyemi Michael took Best Student Short Film with ‘Sodiq’ and others.
With unique performances by Limpopo crooner, Kcee and Ballet dancers among others, it was also a glamour affair on the red carpet by African stars who attended the ceremony at the Tinapa film village.
“I have been honoured to have to my movie close AFRIFF and I am grateful to the organizers of the festival,” Desmond Elliot told delegates few minutes before his movie closed the festival.
Other feature films screened during the festival included, ‘Felix: King of the Sax’, ‘Durban Poison’, ‘Have A Nice Day’, ‘Flower Girl’, ‘One Man’s Show’, ‘The Meeting’, ‘Confusion Na Wa’, ‘iNumber Number’, and ‘Brother’s Keeper’.
There were also ‘Tell As A Baobab’, ‘The Great Kilapy’, ‘Tay’, ‘Under Starry Sky’, ‘Virgin Margarida’, ‘Sodiq’ and more.
By Francis Addo, Calabar Nigeria.
courtesy, Daily Guide Ghana.