ZIFF 2017 WINNERS

Film School Award
The Final Border – David Wayne Smith (AFDA South Africa)

SIGNIS Awards
Best East African Talent Award: Kony: Order from Above, Ayeny T. Steve (Uganda) – $1000
Best African Film: Noem My Skollie/ Call me Thief, Daryne Joshua (South Africa)

ZIFF Chairperson / Bi Kidude Award
White Potion: Ash Mswaki, (Tanzania/Turkey)

Adiaha Award for Best African Female Documentary
Sponsored by O MESS (Nigeria) and Red Flag Content Relations (South Africa) ($2000)
The African Who Wanted to Fly: Samantha Biffot (Gabon/Belgium/France)

European African Film Festival Award (1000 Euros)
T-Junction: Amil Shivji (Tanzania)

Sembene Ousmane Awards ($2000 each)
The Hangman: Zwelethu Radebe (South Africa)
Maria: Kamau Wandungu (Kenya)
Gerreta: Mantegaftot Silehshi (Ethiopia)

Trace Mziki East African Music Video Award
Winner to receive video produced by Wanene Productions.
Eddy Kenzo – Jubilation (Uganda)

Bongo Movie Awards presented by Comnet
Best Actress: Hawa Ally in T-Junction
Best Actor: Ibrahim Osward in Hadithi za Kumekucha: Tuna
Best Editor: Freddy Feruzi: Genge
Best Cinematographer: Freddy Feruzi: Genge
Best Screenplay/Writer: Kiumeni, Ernest Napoleon and Daniel Manege
Best Film in Sound: Homecoming; Seko Shamte
Best Director: Nicholas Marwa; Kiumeni
Best Feature Film: T-Junction; Amil Shivji

ZIFF AWARDS
Best Short Film: The Hangman, Zwelethu Radebe (South Africa)
Best Animation: TIS, Said Hamich (France)
Best Documentary: Mama Colonelle, Dieude Hamadi (DRC)
Best Feature from Dhow Countries: Half Ticket, Samit Kakkad (India)
Best Short from Dhow Countries: Azaad, Rahul V. Chitella (India)
Best International Film: Wallay, Berni Goldbat (Burkino Faso / Qatar)
Best African Film: Watu Wote / All of Us, Katja Benrath (Kenya)

Golden Dhow for Best Feature Film presented by Showmax ($3000)
Noem My Skollie/ Call me Thief, Daryne Joshua (South Africa)

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