“Soko Wins Big at the Zanzibar International Film Festival!
Great News Comrades! Our film was awarded both the Sembene Ousmane Award AND Best Short Film of the festival! What an honor, thank you Tanzania! Soko Sonko hoyeeee!!
“Soko” Official Selection at the 36th Durban International Film Festival, South Africa!
South Africa’s premiere film festival, it’s a great honor to have our film included in this year’s line up. Can’t wait to share more info of the time and date, etc. For more info, check out their website.
“Soko” invited to screen at the BFM International Film Festival, London!
This festival features films by invitation only, and guess who got an invitation to dine with the Queen this year?! bfmiff is the first and largest film festival of its kind to highlight black films and directors from the UK and those from a global perspective, and we’re honored to be in this year’s festival, showing from 2nd-5th July. For more info check out their website.
“Soko Sonko” is in competition for the Sembene Ousmane Award at ZIFF!
How exciting! We’re in the running alongside 16 other fabulous short films for a chance to win the prestigious Ousmane Sembene Film Award at this year’s Zanzibar International Film Festival which takes place in July. Fingers crossed! For more, visit their website.
“Soko Sonko” Starts its US tour in earnest!
Good news USers! We have quite a few bookings for the next few months so break out your calendars, you don’t want to miss this!
(Click on the dates to get more information on screening locations, times, tickets, etc.)
- Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, California –Wednesday, January 28th @ 7p
- Houston African Film Festival, Houston Texas – Saturday February 7th @ 11:30a
- University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa Alabama – Saturday February 7th @ 6pm
- Pan African Film Festival, Los Angeles California – Friday Feb 6th @ 3:30p, Thursday Feb 12 @ 3:40p and Friday Feb 13 @ 1:15p;
- Cascade Festival of African Films, Portland Oregon – Thursday Mar 5th @ 1:30p and Friday Mar 6th @ 8:30p
Another win for “Soko Sonko!”
Yay! We received the award for Miglior Cortometraggio (Best Short Film) at the Verona African Film Festival in Italy! Such an honor considering the caliber of films in that category. Grazie Italy!
“Soko Sonko” Does Nigeria!
Read my blog entries for my trip to Calabar, Nigeria for the Africa International Film Festival and the many adventures I encountered there!
Our First Award!
Good news! We were awarded the Narrative Short Film Award at the Silicon Valley African Film Festival!