“I don’t set out to win or get worldwide recognition, but whenever my name is cited by any recognized awards’ institution, it motivates me to push a little harder” has been the philosophy of Evander Agyemang who doubles as a film producer and director.
Lo and behold, the philosophy of Evander has been actualized once again as his name has been cited by Zulu Africa Film Academy Awards (ZAFAA). Thus, Evander’s self-directed movie christened “Asantewaa” has bagged 9 nominations in this year’s ZAFAA Awards.
For the purpose of clarity, the movie “Asantewaa”, speaks of a young energetic African woman who out of an African mother feeling puts her life to risk after surviving from a kidnapper who trade in female virgin’s parts and infringe on their rights by raping those that are not virgins.
“Asantewaa” the true heart of an African lady is a must watch movie. You can watch full movie of “Asantewaa” on Amazon prime as “Virgins in Danger”. Below are the Nine (9) nominations from ZAFAA 2019 in the category of;
BEST SCREENPLAY AMA ODUMA ODOOM
BEST ACTOR INDIGENOUS FEMALE EMELIA BROBBEY
BEST ACTOR INDIGENOUS MALE KWADWO NKANSAH
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR INDIGENOUS FEMALE CYNTHIA TIMA YEBOAH
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR INDIGENOUS MALE YAW DABO
BEST PRODUCER INDIGENOUS NANCY TORTO
BEST INDIGENOUS FILM EVANDER KWAME AGYEMANG
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHER EVANDER KWAME AGYEMANG
BEST DIRECTOR INDIGENOUS EVANDER KWAME AGYEMANG
It’s worth knowing that Zulu Africa Film Academy Awards (ZAFAA), over the years has given nominations and awards a number of filmmakers around the world not excluding countries like Ghana, USA, Nigeria, Uganda, Cameroon. UK, Burkina Faso, etc.
As a reminder, Evander Kwame Agyeman is a Ghanaian filmmaker who has over the years prove beyond reasonable doubt that the popular saying “experience is the best teacher” is indeed true. Evander as popularly called has humbly served and learned film making for 18yrs with experience from both international and local bodies in terms of theory (School) and practical (Work).
More importantly, the award under discussion takes off at Transcorp Hilton hotel, Abuja Nigeria, 24th November 2019. Let’s meet and celebrate African film.