“Juju Stories” wins Boccalino d’oro award at Locarno Film Festival.
Written by crest887fm on August 19, 2021
Forthcoming Anthology film ‘Juju Stories’ has landed its first international award.
The anthology film had its world premiere at the recently concluded 74th Locarno Film Festival.
The CJ Obasi, Abba T. Makama and Michael Omonua directed film picked up the Boccalino d’oro Award for Best Film presented by the Independent Critics at the just concluded festival.
Juju Stories’ features three films; ‘Suffer the Witch’ directed by Obasi, ‘Yam’ by Makama and ‘Love Potion’ by Omonua
Confirming the achievement, co-director CJ Obasi wrote on Instagram: “We are grateful to Ugo Brusaporco, Arminio Sciolli of the Boccalino d’oro Awards. We are super grateful to the entire cast and crew, to the Festival Director, Giona Nazzaro, the selection committee and the great team of Locarno Film Festival.”