The Eko International Film Festival (EIFF) has announced the winners at the just concluded 11th edition of the film fest which held from March 8 to 12, 2021.
According to the organisers, the festival received entries from over 55 countries globally.
Joshua Ojo’s ‘Efunsetan Aniwura’ emerged the ‘Best Indigenous Film’ and also won its lead character the award for ‘Best Actress In a Feature Film’.
South African film, ‘The Loft House’ was adjudged the ‘Best Feature Film’ and it also won Eugene Jensen the ‘Best Actor in a Feature Film’ category.
Here is the list of all the winners:
THE LOFT HOUSE Feature film (South Africa) – BEST FEATURE FILM
UTONWA (bonded by blood) (Nigeria) – BEST NIGERIAN FILM
EUGENE JENSEN from the movie THE LOFT HOUSE (South Africa) – BEST ACTOR FEATURE FILM
CLARION CHUKWURA from the movie EFUNSETAN ANIWURA (Nigeria) – BEST ACTRESS FEATURE FILM
CHRISTIAN LEGER DAH from the movie THE REPUBLIC OF THE CORRUPTION (Burkina Faso) – BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR FEATURE
MARY IGWE from the movie UTONWA (bonded by blood) (Nigeria) – BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS FEATURE FILM
SKY BLOSSOM: Diaries of the Next Greatest Generation (USA) – BEST FEATURE DOCUMENTARY FILM
POLAND: EUROPE’S GARBAGE DUMP – BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARY FILM
EFUNSETAN ANIWURA (Nigeria) – BEST INDIGENOUS FILM
DARK MOON (South Africa) – BEST SHORT FILM
BROTHERLY (Nigeria) – BEST NIGERIA SHORT Film
DUKE ELVIS from the movie Brotherly (Nigeria) – BEST ACTOR SHORT FILM
ZERA UDOFIA from the movie OMOWUNMI (Nigeria) – BEST FEATURE ANIMATION FILM
THE LAST PAGE OF SUMMER (USA) – BEST FEATURE ANIMATION FILM
BOLERO STATION by Rolf Brönnimann (Switzerland) – BEST SHORT ANIMATION FILM