Mami Wata has yet again bagged an achievement for its outstanding film at the 2024 Film Independent Spirit Awards.
Mami Wata, a West African folklore film directed by C.J. Obasi has added another achievement as it was recently nominated as “Best International Film” at the 2024 Film Independent Spirit Awards.
Back in October 2023, Mami Wata was chosen by the Nigerian Official Selection Committee (NOSC) as Nigeria’s submission for the “Best International Feature Film” category.
Obasi took to social media to announce the nomination of Mami Wata in the Best International Film category.
“Guys, MAMI WATA has just been nominated for Best International Film for the 2024 Independent Spirit Awards! Is this happening??? Thank you, @filmindependent Jury. You’ve changed history with this one!” he announced.
Mami Wata premiered at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival, making it C.J.’s third film to be screened at the Sundance Film Festival.
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