Ghana’s Lydia Forson won the ‘Best Actress’ Award at this year’s Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) for her role in the Peter Sedufia’s “Keteke”.
Acknowledging the prize via Instagram Sunday morning, the actress was full of praise to Sedufia, and co-star Adjetey Annang for their immense help in bringing out her character.
About Lydia Forson
Lydia Forson is an award-winning Ghanaian actress, writer, and producer. In 2010 she won the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.
Lydia Forson’s acting career started with a cameo role in Hotel St. James (2005), Run Baby Run (2006), Different Shades of Blue (2007) and a stint in the reality show The Next Movie Star in Nigeria (2007).
Shirley Frimpong Manso, CEO of Sparrow Productions, who had previously worked with her in the Ghanaian television series Different Shades of Blue brought Lydia Forson back to the screens through the movie Scorned. This starring role led to her first African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) nomination as the Best Upcoming Female Actress.
In 2009, Lydia Forson starred in the award-winning The Perfect Picture. She has starred in A Sting in a Tale, Phone Swap and Masquerades.
SEE FULL LIST OF WINNERS:
Ibrahim Koma, Wulu (Mali)
Lydia Forson, Keteke (Ghana)
Special Jury Mention
Alter Ego (Nigeria)
Oronto Douglas Award for Best Nigerian Film
Alain Gomis, Felicite (Senegal)
Audience Choice Award
The Lost Café (Nigeria)
Best Student Short
The Fall (South Africa)
Best Short Film
Huse Met Lang Ore (South Africa)
We Have Never Been Kids (Egypt)
Best Feature Film
I Am Not a Witch (Zambia/UK)