KADIFF 2020 Awards: Rita Dominic, Joke Silver Win Big


    By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna

    To Nollywood female super celebrities, Rita Dominic and  Joke Silver were celebrated at the 3rd Kaduna International Film Festival (KADIFF), 2020 edition.

    Interestingly,  the veteran actress, Joke Silver won the Golden Jury Award, for role superbly played in the  movie Light In The Dark, contemporary actress, Rita Dominic also won Best Actor from featuring in the same movie.

    They were among the 15 deserving winners of the 2020 KADIFF 

    Founder of KADIFF, Audu Israel Kashim  who made the full list of winners available to our correspondent in Kaduna on Wednesday, said that  in spite of the COVID-19  threat, the 2020 KADIFF was a huge success.

    Founder of KADIFF, Audu Israel Kashim 

    “COVID-19 made this year’s edition to be held virtually.

    “It has become very imperative and expedient that this year’s festival goes Virtual due to the new reality COVID-19 has posed on the entire world  with Nigeria and Kaduna not being an exemption of what we all are facing globally,” he said.

    See full list of the winners from 15 available categories below:

    1. Best Actor – Rita Dominic in the movie Light In The Dark
    2. Best Screen Play – Ghetto Blues by John Chuka
    3. Best Director – Ekene Mekwunye in the Movie Light In The Dark
    4. Best Indigenous Film – Tuntube by Ahmed Bello 
    5. Best Short Film – Hiding Place by Prince Daniel
    6. Best Documentary – Gutted : The Fight Of Kalk Bay by Angelo Louw  
    7. Best Cinematography – Austin King in the movie Twilight
    8. Best International Act – Zakariya in the movie Sudani From Nigeria
    9. Best Experimental Film – Barbara by Luliia Pereverzeva
    10. Best Supporting Actor – Linda Osifo in the movie Complicated Lies 
    11. Best Make-up – Olamide Oduyomi in the movie Alubarika 
    12. Best Featured Film – Drawing Strength by Dimbo Atiya
    13. Best Student Film – Ken And The Rabbit by Geofrey King
    14. Best Fast Rising Actor – Lilian Ejiro in the movie Broken Waters
    15. Golden Jury Award – Joke Silva in the movie Light In The Dark


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