Young Ghanaian actor, Abraham Attah has increased Ghana’s prominence on the map again by winning the best actor award at the 2016 Tacoma Film Festival.
Attah won Best Actor (Narrative) Award for his role in the movie ‘Out of The Village,’ a 2015 movie that was shot in Ghana.
The movie explored the social and cultural impact of the Ebola epidemic from the perspective of an orphaned brother and his sister.
Produced by ‘X-Men’ actor, Bryan Singer and directed by Jonathan Stein, Out Of The Village also won Best International Short Film at the Foyle Film Festival 2015.
The Tacoma Film Festival which was established in 2006, features internationally recognised, up-and-coming filmmakers as a group where they screen their work and share their experiences.
This will be one of the many awards Abraham Attah has won after gaining fame from playing the lead role alongside Idris Elba in the movie ‘Beasts Of No Nation.’
Attah has also won Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best Young Actor at Venice Film Festival 2015, Best Male Lead Award at the 2016 Independent Spirit Awards, and also Rising Star Award at the Black Film Critics Circle (BFCC).