- Local actress and director, Mmabatho Montsho, has been doing big things
- Her film The Award Ceremony bagged an international award in Arizona in the United States
- The film was made on a small budget but still managed to win the Best Short Film award
Mzansi director and actress Mmabatho Montsho has shown the world that this southern African country has a lot of talent.
Her film, The Award Ceremony, managed to blow viewers away at the Worldwide Women’s Film Festival in Arizona, America.
It won the Best Short Film award and Mmabatho took to social media to show off with the achievement.
She also thanked everyone for their contribution to the movie's success. They may not have had a massive budget, but their hearts and passion were in the right place.
"Small budget, Big heart. Thank you for all your well wishes, WE WON BEST SHORT FILM. Cast and crew, our work speaks for itself. Cheers to us."
The film festival took place between 7 and 9 February and aims to celebrate women who are in creative positions.
Congratulations are in order for everyone who helped to make The Award Ceremony the big success that it is.
Briefly.co.za gathered that Mmabatho's other film, Joko Ya Hao, was chosen for screening at Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles. It will be screened on 15, 16 and 21 February.
Joko Ya Hao stars actress Sibulele Gcilitshana and musician Simphiwe Dana.
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