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Lansana Spartar awarded Best Screenwriter & Director at the National Film Awards

Lansana Sparta
Lansana Spartar awarded Best Screenwriter & Director at the National Film Awards

Lansana Spartar awarded Best Screenwriter & Director at the National Film Awards

 

Young Sierra Leonean movie the movie writer, director, media consultant, film maker, producer legal student and mentor Lansana Spartar has been awarded Best Screenwriter & Director at the first ever National Film Awards organized by the National Film Awards at the Africa Young Voices Media Empire auditorium.

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Taking on his social media, winner of the award, Lansana Sparta said

“Sierra Leone Best Screenwriter & Director 2021

The work for 2021 is done and these are the motivations (2 Awards) at the National Film Awards 2021 which was determined by competent juries

Our pledge as a team to 2022 is to take Sierra Leone movie Internationally, we have done our home work.

Thank God for His Grace

I appreciate National Film Award Sierra Leone

My Team Lema’s DIARY

*Saved & Lives By Great Grace*

 

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Lansana Spartar is the movie writer and director, did “Deep in the Game” “Saved By Grace” “Wild Emotions” “Together  by Law” “Profit Point” and “Wath E Behra” Lansana has  groom many actors in the industry like Limakhan, phebe swill, Kadison, Aminata Adialine etc.

Lansana studied political science at Fbc and now a Law student awaiting graduation at the University Of Makeni. He serves as the creative director at the big sister show, season 1 and 2 and has Won 7 awards  among his quoate is “saved and lives by Grace grace.

 

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.

About the Founder the National Films Awards Idrissa Barry Jalloh Recognizing Filmmakers: How 25-Year-Old Sierra Leonean Filmmaker Idrissa Barry Jalloh Is Taking The Lead.

 

Sallu Kamuskay

Sallu Kamuskay is a Sierra Leonean activist, storyteller, and blogger. He was born in Sierra Leone but later relocated to Guinea as a refugee because of the war in his country. Sallu Kamuskay uses his phone to engage on social media, under the name ‘’Salone Messenger’. He Co-Founded the Salone Messenger platform after his experience of the war, Ebola, and injustices. According to him, silence was the root cause of war, and of many social injustices, we continue to face as a nation. In 2013, during the Ebola crisis, Sallu Kamuskay took the risk and volunteered to fight Ebola. He spent some months in both safe and unsafe places; helping the victims and telling their sad stories. The election in 2018, left a divided country with communities fighting on tribal lines. This inspired Sallu Kamuskay to serve as the coordinator of the United Sierra Leone peace concert, which was organized in 4 major parts of the country, targeting violent communities and troubled youth. Sallu Kamuskay led a group of entertainers, activists, and organizations across the country on a peace tour, a program supported by the European Union, United Sierra Leone, Africa Union, ECOWAS, and the Messeh Leone Trust. Sallu Kamuakay has also served as a staff writer for the Hidden Voices Magazine. Over the years, Sallu Kamuskay has been using his Techno phone to be able to tell stories, the phone he used to tell the story of Gbessay during Ebola who was admitted at one of the Ebola treatment centers after rumors that she had Ebola when the actual sickness was ulcer, she was almost abandoned at the treatment canter with no medication provided to her. She could have died. Sallu told the story via social media and was able to secure funding from the United Sierra Leone to buy her medication and advocated for her. She was later discharged and taken home, He did the same to a patient that died and was abandoned in the street, Sallu Kamuskay used his phone and shared the message across, the corps was later taken and buried. It could have been more disaster without his voice. The story of late America Stress 3-year-old daughter. The hero’s daughter was abandon after his father's death. He shared her sad story and was able to get a sister who has taken the child as her own and is currently providing her with educational support. The article of America Stress can be read on the link below http://ayvnewspaper.com/index.php/k2-categories/item/7350-america-stress-a-hero-to-recognize. Sallu Kamuskay feels the stories of Gbessay, America stress and that of many others need to be told. The media house we have cannot better tell these stories, they are better reporters than telling human interest stories. He created the Salone Messenger platform and brought together passionate storytellers to be able to tell these compelling stories.

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