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AFRIFF 2017: Full List Of Winners

The 2017 edition of the week-long Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) came to a spectacular close on Saturday, November 4 with the presentation of the Globe Awards at the Eko Hotel Convention Center, Lagos.

Our stars walked the red carpet into the event which was hosted by Lala Akindoju and founder of Nollywood Week Paris Serge Noukoue.

The event saw big African stars from Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde to Kate Henshaw, Ramsey Nouah, Kunle Afolayan, Chioma Chukwuka-Akpotha, Olu Jacobs, Bolanle Austen-Peters, Ini Dima Okojie and Fred Amata among others.

There were over three thousand entries which produced a thousand five hundred selections, the festival, a series of screenings, panel discussions, trainings and sessions for school kids.


After series of screenings, the Jury finally came up with winners for the AFRIFF Globe Award.

Among all the winners of the night, Wulu (Mali) was one of the biggest winners.

Scroll through the full list of winners below:

  • Best Actor: Ibrahim Koma, Wulu (Mali)
  • Best Actress: Lydia Forson, Keteke (Ghana)
  • Special Jury Mention: Alter Ego (Nigeria)
  • Oronto Douglas Award for Best Nigerian Film: Hakkunde (Nigeria)
  • Best Screenplay: Dauda Coulibali – Wulu (Mali)
  • Best Director: Alain Gomis, Felicité (Senegal)
  • Audience Choice Award: The Lost Café by Kenneth Gyang (Nigeria)
  • Best Student Short Film: The Fall (South Africa)
  • Best Short Film: 1745 (UK)
  • Best Animation: Huse Met Lang Ore (South Africa)
  • Best Documentary: We Have Never Been Kids (Egypt)
  • Best Feature Film: I Am Not a Witch (Zambia/UK)
  • Best French Language FilmWulu (Mali)
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