Hamid Gbawuru Marah awarded 𝑩𝒆𝒔𝒕 𝑨𝒄𝒕𝒐𝒓 𝒊𝒏 𝒂 𝑳𝒆𝒂𝒅 𝑹𝒐𝒍𝒆 at the 𝐍𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐅𝐢𝐥𝐦 𝐀𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐬
Young Sierra Leonean movie star, Business Accelerator, Ecosystems, PSD, VCD, SME and Market Systems Development Professional. Actor & Poet , TA Facility Manager, SLAgcelerator and Co-Founder & Director of Business Development, Mentor X-Africa, Hamid Gbawuru Mpondo Marah has been awarded 𝑩𝒆𝒔𝒕 𝑨𝒄𝒕𝒐𝒓 𝒊𝒏 𝒂 𝑳𝒆𝒂𝒅 𝑹𝒐𝒍𝒆 at the first ever National Films Awards organized by the National Films Awards at the Africa Young Voices Media Empire auditorium.
Taking on his social media, winner of the award, Hamid Gbawuru Mpondo Marah said
“Honored to be awarded at the first 𝐍𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐅𝐢𝐥𝐦 𝐀𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐬 (𝐍𝐅𝐀) 𝐒𝐋 as 𝑩𝒆𝒔𝒕 𝑨𝒄𝒕𝒐𝒓 𝒊𝒏 𝒂 𝑳𝒆𝒂𝒅 𝑹𝒐𝒍𝒆. I’m emotional and truly am humbled to win this category of talented actors I respect so much and draw inspiration from. This is a challenge to all of us to do more and do better . Sia Comfort Ediener Nyukeh, Director Chuks Franklin Obiorah Lansana Spartar and the entire cast and crew, I’m grateful for the opportunity to work together, thank you. To the fans, we promise you authentic Sierra Leonean stories and movies that will transcend boundaries.”
The Naitonal Films Awards (NFA) was founded by Idrissa Barry Jalloh to annually recognize excellence among professionals and non-professionals who have contributed to the Sierra Leone film industry. NFA also facilitates the development and showcases the social relevance of Sierra Leone cinema from filmmakers across the globe. NFA is an annual celebration of the brightest and the best in Sierra Leone movie. It is the biggest gathering of movie makers across the country and the Diaspora. The awards aimed at honoring and promoting excellence in the Sierra Leone movie industry as well as uniting Sierra Leoneans through arts and culture. It celebrates excellence in the Sierra Leone Movie industry. NFA also encourages professionalism in filmmaking and also offers professional development and networking opportunities. The award presentation will be attended by numerous media representatives, celebrities, politicians, journalists, actresses, and actors from all across the world. The NFA Awards are widely considered to be Sierra Leone’s most important film event and the most prestigious award in Sierra Leone.
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