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
Rita Dominic and Mercy Johnson… sitting pretty.
And the Award for the “Best Director” goes to… Izu Ojukwu
Award for the best screenplay… Emmaunel Okomanyi and Izu Ojukwu for the movie 76
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.
Picture! Picture!! Picture!!!