Anne Kansiime wins Favourite Comedian Award at NAFCA
The Queen of African Comedy Kansiime Anne has once again been recognized by winning the Favourite Comedian Award at the Nollywood & African Peoples Choice Awards. The award will be presented to her on the 12th of September 2015 at the iconic THE ORPHEUM THEATRE, 842 Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90014 U.S.A.Los Angeles USA and will air worldwide
The Nollywood & African Film Critics’ Awards (NAFCA), commonly known as The African Oscars, are U.S. awards for achievements in the film industry and The NAFCA Honors are awarded to recognize outstanding individuals whose professional careers have been marked by extraordinary personal and professional accomplishments. Honorees and winners are awarded the NAFCA Trophies, officially the Award of Merit that is much better known by its nickname NAFCA.
The awards, first presented in 2011 at the RTP Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Durham North Carolina, are overseen by the Nollywood Film Critics USA. The NAFCA Special Honors were presented for the first time in 2011 to President Nelson Mandela.
Recipients of this award in subsequent years include His Imperial Majesty Kabiyesi Alaiyeluwa Oba Okunade Sijuwade Olubuse II The Ooni of Ife, President Paul Biya, President Yahya Jammeh of The Gambia, Honorable Ama Muna Tutu the Cameroon minister of Arts and Culture, Dr. Folorunsho Alakija, Oscars’ award winner Louis Gossett Jr., Hollywood actors Glynn Thurman and Keith David among others. The NAFCA and The NAFCA Honors are presented yearly during the second weekend in September.
The NAFCA is designed to globally promote African Cinema and culture. The prestigious NAFCA and The NAFCA Honors are awards of merit and are considered the highest African film and honorary awards. The 5th NAFCA and The NAFCA Honors 2015 awards will be held at the historic Orpheum Theatre of Los Angeles, California USA on the 12th of September.