AFRIFF 2016 : Closing Ceremory and Award Night

The sixth edition of the African International Film Festival (AFRIFF) that started of on the 13th of November 2016, came to a close on the 20th of November with Closing ceremony and an award night.

The Hosts : Lala and Uti

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Rita Dominic and Mercy Johnson… sitting pretty.

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And the Award for the “Best Director” goes to… Izu Ojukwu

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Award for the best screenplay… Emmaunel Okomanyi and Izu Ojukwu for the movie 76

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The movie “76” won 4 awards including, Best Feature Film, Best Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Lead Role. Other winners include Oronto Douglas Award for Best Nigerian Film – Green White Green by Abba Makama, Best Lead Actress – Bimbo Akintola for 93 Days, Audience Choice Awards – Slow Country by Eric Aghimien.

The final act of the night was an ovation worthy performance by Gideon Okeke portraying the life and times of Fela, the Afrobeat Legend.

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Picture! Picture!! Picture!!!

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