AFRIFF 2018: Here are all the winners at the Globe awards

As the eight edition of the Africa International Film Festival, AFRIFF , wraps up, South African movies led the pack of winners at the festival's awards night, AFRIFF Globe awards.

The event, which held at Twin Waters, saw the opening film of the festival, 'Sew the Winter to My Skin' nabbing the award for Best Director.

Three Nigerians, Stanlee Ohikuare and Adekunle “Nodash” Adejuyigbe made Nigeria proud when their movies won awards in two different categories.

30 Nigerian films made it to the final list of the 140 films that were screened at the 2018 edition of AFRIFF.

Ghana's 'Azali' won two of the best categories as well as the award for the Best feature film at the festival in 2018.

Here's a list of winners at the 2018 AFRIFF Globe Awards.


Best Short

NIGERIA: Coat of Harms by Stanlee Ohikuare

Best Animation

UGANDA: A Kalabanda Ate My School Work by Raymond Malinga

Best Student Short

RWANDA: Imfura by Samuel Ishimwe


Special Mention

COLOMBIA: Cantadoras. Musical Memories of Life and death in Colombia by Maria Fernanda Carrillo

Best Documentary

SOUTH AFRICA: Ramothopo the Centenarian by Riaan Hendricks


Special Mention

Poisonous Roses by Fawzi Saleh

Best Male Performance

SOUTH AFRICA: Ezra Mabengeza in Sew the Winter to My Skin

Best Female Performance

GHANA: Asana Alhassan in Azali

Best Director

SOUTH AFRICA: Jahmil X. T. Qubeka for Sew the Winter to My Skin

Best Screenplay

GHANA: Kwabena Gyansah for Azali

Best Nigerian Film

The Delivery Boy by Adekunle “Nodash” Adejuyigbe

Best Feature Film

GHANA: Azali by Kwabena Gyansah

Special Jury for outstanding film

(usually fiction but Jury selected documentary for outstanding achievement overall)

SOUTH AFRICA: Not in My Neighbourhood by Kurt Orderson

Viewers choice award


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