Winners Emerge At 11th Eko International Film Festival

by Yinka Akanbi

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.

Eko International Film Festival

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

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BOLERO STATION by Rolf Brönnimann (Switzerland) – BEST SHORT ANIMATION FILM

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