A new movie by celebrated Ghanaian film maker, Leila Djansi has won an award at the 2018 LA Film Festival.
The movie ’40 & Single’ won ‘Audience Award for Episodic Pilot’ at the festival noted as the “premier platform new works from emerging and established independent storytellers with unique voices and innovative visions.”
The award is given to a production audience liked most as voted by a tabulated rating system.
It tells the story of a single, bi-sexual, mixed race bridal fashion designer maneuvering life and business in post-colonial Africa.
Marie Humbert-Droz, Nikki Samonas, Adjetey Anang, Deon Matthews, Rama Brew and Vanessa Williams are some of the actors featured in the movie.
It premiered at the Urbanworld Film Festival in the United States of America on September 22, 2018.