The African International Film Festival(AFRIFF) awards which took place at the Oriental Hotel, Lekki saw beautiful Nollywood actress, Rita Dominic emerge the winner of the Arik Airline Awards category for Best Actress. She won through a lucky dip by ex-Miss World Agbani Darego.
Hosted by Big Brother anchor, IK Osakioduwa and Rita Dominic, other actresses who were nominated with the Imo-State indigene are Genevieve Nnaji, Stephanie Okereke, Omoni Oboli, Funke Akindele and many others.
By winning the award, Arik Airline will fly her to the Tribeca Film Festival scheduled for New York in 2012.
Celebs who came for the event include Genevieve Nnaji, Stephanie Okereke, Omoni Oboli, Ini Edo, Monalisa China, Nse Etim Ipe, Rita Dominic, Kate Henshaw, Omoni Oboli, Uche Nnanna, Amaka Igwe, Celine Loaderand, Desmond Elliot, Kunle Afolayan, OC Ikeje, and many more.
SOME OF THE WINNERS
Mahmood Alli-Balogun- Best Producer (Tango with Me)
Desmond Elliot-Best actor
The Unbroken Spirit-Best Documentary
CLe Parrian- Best Animation.
The education of Auma Obama-Viewers’ choice award
Lift the country- Best Feature Film prize