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EKOIFF 2015 Faithia Balogun, Bimbo Akintola, "Heaven's Hell" win big

Check out full list of winners from the 2015 Eko International Film Festival.

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The Eko International Film Festival (EKOIFF) recently held in Lagos, Nigeria from Monday, November 16 to Saturday, November 21, 2015.

Organisers of the festival received 3,114 Film from 118 countries of the world”, with 34 of the submissions from Nigeria.

Submissions were made for seven different categories including: feature, short, fiction, documentaries, short documentaries, horror, and student film.

The just concluded film festival screened films like "Dagogo Diminas' "Stigma" and Stanlee Ohikhuare’s “Verdict”.


Check out list of award winners below;

Feature Film Category Award

1. Best feature film : God forgive us by Michael Bachochin USA

2. Best Nigerian Film: Heavens Hell by Katung Direkta Aduwak Nigeria

3. Best Actor -  Jeffery Kissoon from the film Ham & The Piper Uk

4. Best Actress - Bimbo Akintola from the film Heavens Hell Nigeria

5. Best Supporting Actor - Chumani Pan from the film Silverain Ghana

6. Best Supporting Actress - Nse Ikpe Etim from the film Heavens Hell Nigeria

Documentary Award Category

Best Documentary - Under the Palaver Tree by Clair Savary France

Indigenous Film Award

1.Best Indigenous Film - Bogiri Olanu by Taiwo Samuel Nigeria

2.Best Actor Indigenous - Tayo Afolayan from the film Alaaru Nigeria

3.Best Actress Indigenous Fatia Balogun from the film Bogiri Olanu Nigeria

Short Film Category Award

1. Best Short Film - Awaiting Lazarus by Duke Orok UK/Nigeria

2. Best Nigeria Short Film - Zyra by Douglas Enogieru Nigeria

3. Best Actor Short Film - Michael Peters from the film Awaiting LazarusUK/Nigeria

4. Best Actress Short Film - Abigail Ocheiri from the short film Deranged Nigeria

Student Animation Film Award

Best Student Film Animation : Tatiana by Sadiq Sadiq Nigeria

1. Outstanding Young Actor Award Somadina Adinma from the film
Miss Teacher Nigeria
2. Outstanding Young Actress Award Treasure Obasi from the film
Heavens Hell Nigeria

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