Popular Nigerian actor, Kalu Ikeagwu has clinched an award for the Best Actor Award at the 2023 The African Film Festival, TAFF for his role in an Ugandan collaborative film, ‘Kafacoh’.
Other winners at the awards ceremony include Cameroonian actress, Stephanie Tum who won the Best Actress Award for her role in the movie ‘When the Levees Broke’. Best Narrative Feature Film award went to “Crystal – Countless Misfortune” from Uganda, while the Best Documentary Feature was ‘Mamody, The Last Baoba Digger’ from Madagascar.
The festival, which showcases African films in diaspora, held its eighth edition in Dallas, Texas, the United States.
Speaking during the award ceremony, the Founder and Director of The African Film Festival, Kelechi Eke, congratulated colleagues and filmmakers for their relentless effort in telling the African stories.
The ceremony had filmmakers from different African countries and the United States in attendance.