AFRIFF 2019: Best Dressed Stars And Winners From The Globe Awards

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It was a star-studded week of film and fashion as Nollywood stars graced the closing ceremony and Globe awards of AFRIFF 2019.

The film festival’s style streak that kicked off on November 10th, had the likes of Rita Dominic, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Ini Edo, Nse Ikpe-Etim looking their brightest.

Akin Omotosho‘s “The Ghost and the House of Truth” made Nigeria proud by getting three awards in three different categories inlcuding the award for Best Director and Best Female Performance.

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Chika Ike

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Rita Dominic

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Uche Jumbo

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Tope Tedela

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Omowunmi Dada

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Nse Ikpe-Etim

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Lala Akindoju, Ufuoma McDermott, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde and friends

Here’s the full list of winners below:

Shorts Competition

Special Mention

UNITED KINGDOM: Appreciation by Tomisin Adepeju

Best Student Short

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: Linger by Edem Dotse

Best Animation

NIGERIA: Malika – Warrior Queen by Roye Okupe

Best Short

ITALY: My Tyson by Claudio Casale

DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION

Special Jury for outstanding film (usually fiction but Jury selected documentary for outstanding achievement overall)

BURKINA FASO: Sankara is Not Dead by Lucy Vivier

Best Documentary

KENYA: In Search by Beryl Magoko

Fiction Competition 

Special Mention

GHANA: Gold Coast Lounge by Pascal Aka

Best Male Performance

SOUTH AFRICA: Bongile Mantsai in Knuckle City

Best Female Performance

NIGERIA: Kate Henshaw in The Ghost & House of Truth

Best Screenplay

RWANDA: Ramata Sy for Our Lady of The Nile

Oronto Douglas Award for Best Nigerian Film

The Ghost & The House of Truth

Best Director

NIGERIA: Akin Omotoso for The Ghost & The House of Truth

Best Feature Film

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: Rattlesnakes by Julius Amedume

Audience Choice Award:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA : Rattlesnakes by Julius Amedume

Peter Obi Legacy Award for Female Excellence

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