Bright’s The Bodies bags European Union Project Award
Nigerian Film Maker, Nelson Bright, has bagged the European Union Project Award held for his human trafficking-inspired flick, The Bodies.
The award which held at the Silverbird Cinema, in Lagos, was selected along with Debt of Death by Azubuike Erinugha and After Thought by Jonah Ino Moses for screening from a pool of 461 entries from 71 countries for their unique insight on the malaise of human trafficking.
The Awards for The Bodies film nominated and won as this was coming at the hill to carve a niche for itself as a project that will entertain and stir vigorous debate on human trafficking and illegal organ harvesting.
As part of the European Union Anti-Trafficking day the A-TIPSOM film exhibition implemented by FIIAPP held at the Silverbird Cinema Lagos 8th October & Abuja 16th October, A-TIPSOM (Action Against Trafficking in Persons and Smuggling of Migrants in Nigeria) recognized the film written by Abinye Bristol and directed by Nelson Bright with an award on October 16th 2021.
The award was presented to the movie director by Rafael Rios Molina the European Union Representative in Nigeria / A-TIPSOM team leader.
Commenting on the awards, Nelson Bright: “Our team has been pushing since 2018, I’m happy we have managed to spark a conversation around Local / International Anti-Human trafficking Agencies, about the dangers of social media, using film as a medium for sensitization. I hope we get more strategic partnerships, and funding to make the full Movie, We believe 95% of anti-trafficking investment should be on preventing the crime from even happening through entertaining Education.