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AFRIFF 2015 "Hex," "Silent Tears," Raja Amari among winners

From Clarence Peter's "Hex" to Ishaya Bako's "Silent Tears," check out full list of winners at the 2015 AFRIFF Globe Awards night.

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"Alma" takes home the award for Best Short a Film on the continent play

"Alma" takes home the award for Best Short a Film on the continent

The fifth edition of the Film Festival kicked off with a star studded opening nighton Sunday, November 8, 2015, at the Genesis Deluxe Cinemas, The Palms Shopping Mall, Lekki, Lagos.

The festival kicked off with the premiere of the movie "Mediterranea," a film by Jonas Carpignano, and closed on Friday 13, 2014, with Genevieve Nnaji's much anticipated movie "Road to Yesterday."

The awards night of the 2015 edition of the Film Festival held at Eko Atlantic, with lots of celebrities in attendance.

From Clarence Peter's "Hex" to Ishaya Bako's  "Silent Tears," check out full list of winners at the 2015 AFRIFF Globe Awards night.

Full List of Winners

Special Jury Prize

"Hex"

Best Student Short Film

"Joy"

Best Animation

"Legacy of Rubies"

Best Short Film on the Continent

"Alma"

Audience Choice Awards

"Silent Tears"

Best Actor

Charlie Vundla

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Best Actress

Fulu Makhovami - "Ayanda"

Best Screenplay

"The Price of Love"

Best Documentary

""E18HTEAM"

Oronto Douglas Award for Best Nigerian Film

"Reflections" - Desmond Elliot

Best Director

Raja Amari

Best Feature Film

"Fevers'

The first edition of the film festival took place in 2010, in Port Harcourt. The 2011 edition held in Lagos, while the 2013 and 2014 edition held in Calabar.

On Saturday, October 3, 2015, the 2015 edition of the AFRIFF Film Selection Soiree held in Lagos, Nigeria.

At the soiree, organizers unveiled a total of selected 180 films, out of which 155 were in competition.

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