LAGOS, NIGERIA (January 2015)
Stephanie Linus and her award winning movie, DRY, have recently signed a deal with ARC Entertainment for the film’s distribution in the U.S. DRY is currently available on online platforms such as iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Sony PlayStation and VUDU for viewers throughout the U.S.
Produced, directed, and starring Nollywood’s A-List actress, Stephanie Linus, the film is an inspired true story that depicts the life of two young girls living as child brides in West Africa. The critically acclaimed movie focuses on child marriage and Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF), journeying into the heart-wrenching details of a culture not too many films dare to explore.
The journey has resulted in awards and nominations, with a successful international film festival screening tours. DRY was screened and won "best Protagonist" award at the Bentonville Film Festival, USA; official selection at the St Louis International Film Festival, USA; the Montreal Black Film Festival, Canada , African in Motion Film Festival, Scotland; and a screening at the Lancaster University, UK. DRY also has been selected to screen at the Toronto Black Film Festival in early 2016.
Adding to the list are nine nominations at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards 2016 (AMVCA) in categories such as Best Director, Best Overall Movie (Africa), Best Movie (West Africa) and Best Supporting Actress,etc.
Dry has already won at the BON Awards and Zafaa Global awards in categories such as: Movie with the best social message, Best Cinematography, Best Screenplay, Best Child Actress and Best Producer.
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