‘Rule No 1’ emerges winner of Abuja International Film Festival


The theme of the party was “Challenges and perspectives of the digital transmission revolution worldwide”.

hard said that out of more than 600 film entries screened by the committee, Rule No. 1 was chosen as the overall winning film.

According to him, this is because the film conveyed the message of hygiene and cleanliness to provide a safe and healthy nation.

“The second position went to a movie ‘Dirty Space’, while a movie known as ‘My Juju’ took the third position.

“The winner, the first runner-up and the second runner-up received N500,000, N300,000 and N200,000 respectively.” Dura said.

In his words, the Founder of the festival, Fidelis DukerHe said the emergence of “Rule No 1” emphasized the need for people to practice hygiene and cleanliness.

“After COVID-19, one of the basic challenges we had was that most people stopped going back to hygiene.

“If you remember during COVID-19, you washed your hands and put on your mask, but everyone went back to normal life.

“The whole idea of ​​the project is to see how people can get back to that cleanup idea better than what we’re doing today.

“We should show the level of hygiene and environmental cleanliness”, Duke said.

Also speaking was Brand Manager, Hypo Nigeria, Mr. Akintayo AkinseloyinHe said that the Hypo brand produced and marketed would help provide a safe, secure and healthy country.

Akinseloyin said his company supported the Abuja International Film Festival to spread the message of hygiene and cleanliness in the country.

“The whole message about cleanliness and hygiene is something that should be at the top of everyone’s list.

“A clean environment prevents diseases and provides healthy people and a successful nation”, he said.

The Nigerian News Agency (NAN) reports that some other films have won the following awards: – Experimental Film Award from Freetown to Flatbush; Nigerian short film smart edikan; Feature film Nigeria, enough of the silence of Andrew Amenech.

Foreign Short Film – That day I turned 21 for China; outstanding actress of Shaffy Bello – Obsession – Niger.

featured actor- Sambasa Nzeribe – No more silence – Nigeria,

Best Foreign Feature Film for Identical Justice, Best Soundtrack for Sin City – Nigeria.

Best Student Film – Aminata (Spain) and Once Upon a Perfect Murder (Nigeria) Featured Documentary- Journey of Igbo civilization- Nigeria.

Outstanding Animation – Larva Story – Korea, Featured Director- Muyiwa Adémola – Sin City, and Audience Choice Award – Obsession- Nigeria.


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