6th Annual “Black Oscars” with Omarosa, Claudia Jordan, Jackie Christie, Michael Jae White Glynn Turman +

6th Annual “Black Oscars” with Omarosa, Claudia Jordan, Jackie Christie, Michael Jae White Glynn Turman +

6th Annual “Black Oscars” with Omarosa, Claudia Jordan, Jackie Christie, Michael Jae White Glynn Turman +

The Most Prestigious US African Awards Prepares for over 3000 Illustrious Entertainment Influencers

On November 19, 2016, known as the “Black Oscars”,  the 6th Annual NAFCA and The NAFCA Honors Hollywood 2016 Awards will be held at the historic Alex Theatre, 216 North Brand Boulevard, Glendale, CA 91203; produced by the I Dream 4 All Foundation, a recognized 501c3.  These prestigious awards draw filmmakers and dignitaries from around the world and is designed to globally promote African Cinema and culture.

Considered the highest internationally recognized African awards in Hollywood, the NAFCA Honors are awarded to recognize outstanding individuals whose professional careers have been marked by extraordinary personal and professional accomplishments. Honorees and winners are awarded the NAFCA Trophies, officially the Award of Merit.

The NAFCA Honors Hollywood 2016 Honorees are DR. ALEXANDER CUMMINGS JR. (Image & Humanitarian Awards), NANCY WILSON (Singer, Lifetime Achievement in Entertainment), REGINALD T. DORSEY (Film and Television Actor/Filmmaker/Image Award), ZANE (Award winning Author / Literary Art Award), TED WIZARD MILLS (Lifetime Achievement in Entertainment) with a special tribute to famed photographer, the late Bill Jones.

Hosted by Actress Claudia Jordan and Actor Writer Michael Adegoke, the yearly NAFCA & NAFCA Honors Hollywood 2016 merges the Africa diaspora with U.S. African American entertainment influencers.  The results?  Attendance of over 3000 VIP guests worldwide consisting of dignitaries, global diplomats, Hollywood stars and African movie Stars.  In addition, this celebrated night will be taped for distribution reaching over 40 million USA and over 700 million African viewers.

The “Black Oscars”, (NAFCA Film Awards) consist of over 30 categories of competition (below is the complete list of nominees and presenters).

Wrapped around the awards is planned a fabulous red carpet pre-show and a VIP after party making this event the talk of the town for the who’s who in the entertainment industry!

The “Black Oscars” presenters include: Reality Star/Pastor Omarosa, BasketBall Wives Jackie Christie, Emmy Award Winner Glynn Thurman, Actors Michael Jai White, Patrick Faucette, Trae Ireland, Actresses Jacqueline Flemming, Reatha Grey, Honorary Consul for Sierra Leone Isatu N. Timbo to name a few.  For more information, please visit http://bit.ly/AfricanNAFCA

Ticket prices range from $50 to $100 with special rates for students and group.  Portions of the proceeds

will go to I Dream 4 All Foundation, a 501.C.3 Charity founded by Tina Weisinger.  I Dream 4 All Foundation is the underwriter of the NAFCA Awards.  Portion of the proceeds will assist hurricane Matthew victims and Haitian communities in Florida.

 SCHEDULE OF THE DAY:

THE NAFCA RED CARPET- 4:00 PM-6:45PM

THE NAFCA ~ SHOW- 7:00 PM-10:00PM

THE NAFCA CELEBRITY AFTERPARTY- 10:00 PM ~ 2:00 AM

To  purchase tickets, online go to http://bit.ly/NAFCAtickets

For more information, please visit http://bit.ly/AfricanNAFCA  or call (310) 779-9387

For media credentials, please email KimiRhochelle at media@krprmedia.com

For red carpet credentials, please email talent@krprmedia.com

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ABOUT NAFCA

http://bit.ly/AfricanNAFCA

 The Nollywood & African Film Critics’ Awards, commonly known as The NAFCA, are U.S. awards for achievements in the film industry and The NAFCA Honors are awarded to recognize outstanding individuals whose professional careers have been marked by extraordinary personal and professional accomplishments. Honorees and winners are awarded the NAFCA Trophies, officially the Award of Merit that is much better known by its nickname NAFCA. The awards, first presented in 2011 at the RTP Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Durham North Carolina, are overseen by the Nollywood Film Critics USA. The NAFCA Special Honors were presented for the first time in 2011 to President Nelson Mandela. Recipients of this award in subsequent years include His Imperial Majesty Kabiyesi Alaiyeluwa Oba Okunade Sijuwade Olubuse II The Ooni of Ife, James Brown, Bobby Womack, President Paul Biya, President Yahya Jammeh of The Gambia, Dr. Folorunsho Alakija, Oscars’ award winner Louis Gossett Jr., Hollywood actors Glynn Thurman, Keith David, Marla Gibbs, Steven Williams and Lawrence Hilton Jacobs among others. The NAFCA and The NAFCA Honors are presented yearly during the second weekend in September. The NAFCA is designed to globally promote African Cinema and culture. The prestigious NAFCA and The NAFCA Honors are awards of merit and are considered the highest African film and honorary awards. The 6th NAFCA and The NAFCA Honors 2016 awards will hold on the 19th of November at the historic Alex Theatre of Glendale, California USA.
ABOUT I DREAM 4 ALL FOUNDATION

The I Dream 4 All Foundation mission is to support children, young people and families by providing opportunities to scholarships, community services and other needs.

 

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KimiRhochelle is an Entertainment Publicist and owner of one of the sought after PR, Entertainment and Branding Firm- KRPR Media.  As a seasoned PR, Event & Entertainment Specialist/Publicists as well as Project Manager; she provides solutions that includes Internet Advertising, Digital Media, Social Network Marketing, Red Carpet Production, Artist Relations, Media Placement, Media Releases, Media Centers and more through KRPR Media www.krprmedia.com.  In addition, KimiRhochelle is co-owner of Urban Lyfestyles Magazine, a global lifestyles online magazine that features various aspects of the urban communities. KimiRhochelle is highly respected as an entertainment publicist for some of the biggest concerts, festivals, conferences and more.  Her content writings have been featured in some of the largest publications including EUR Web, Bossip, The Daily Mail, Sister To Sister Magazine, E! Online, Entertainment Magazine, Perez Hilton, People Magazine, local newspapers throughout the world; to name a few. Exclusive features and clients have been highlighted on TV / Radio News and entertainment outlets that include KTTV, KTLA, KCal, Gayle On The Go, WTVR, ET, The Insider, Extra, TMZ, KJLH, THE Wave,  and more.

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NOMINEES
BEST FILM
Dry
Tribe
Muda
Boxing Day
Oxford Garden
Return of the Don

BEST DRAMA
Dry
Tribe
Muda
Boxing Day
Oxford Garden
Return of the Don

BEST FOREIGN TV SERIES
Empire
Blakish
Zoe Ever After
Power (50 cents)
Roots
Family Time

BEST SCREENPLAY
Dry
Tribe
Muda
Boxing Day
Oxford Garden
Endurance

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Dry
Tribe
Muda
Endurance
Oxford Garden

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Dry
John Bosco in America
Tribe
Boxing Day
Oxford Garden
Return of the Don

BEST EDITING
Dry
Tribe
Boxing Day
Oxford Garden
Return of the Don
The Other Side

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
Tribe
Muda
Boxing Day
Oxford Garden
Angel’s Whip
Temp to Fire

BEST SOUND
Dry
2nd Wife
Boxing Day
Oxford Garden
John Bosco in America
Return of the Don

BEST SHORT FILM
Til Death
Find Out
Bleach
Subject 24
Fearless Visionaries Tear the Veil
Dear Mr. President

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILM
Dear Mr. President
Hat Not Enough
Listen to Me
Against My Will
A Young Mother’s Story
Black Butterflies

BEST DOCUMENTARY / DOCUDRAMA
Babies Behind Bars
Chi-Raq
A.D. King
Gang Girl

BEST ACTOR IN LEADING ROLE
Raz Adoti (Boxing Day)
Montel Swarey (Muda)
Ngoli Okafor (Oxford Garden)
Paul Van Beaumont (Return of the Don)
Ash Davito (Tempp to Fire)
Chet Anekwe (The Other Side)

BEST ACTRIESS IN LEADING ROLE
Stephanie Okereke Linus- (Dry)
Yvonne Okoro (Boxing Day)
Ngozi Thompson Igwebike (Oxford Garden)
Jacinth Sutphin (Muda)
Uche Jombo (The Other Side)
Amanda Ebeye (Tribe)

BEST ACTOR IN SUPPORTING ROLE
Malcolm Benson (Return of the Don)
Mike Ezuruonye (Breathless)
Ejike Okoye (Xyza)
Carl Payne (Bleach)
Valentine Habour (Bleach)

BEST ACTRESS IN SUPPORTING ROLE
Yvonne Hayes (Beach)
Monalisa Chinda (Return of the Don)
Jackie Appiah (Deep Fever)
Liz Benson Ameye (Dry)
Tanya Thompson (Muda)
Dytime Ngozi Ibe (The Other Side)

BEST DIRECTOR IN A FILM
Stephanie Okereke Linus (Dry)
Ifeanyichukwu Onyeabo (Tribe)
Prinze Wyhee (Muda)
Robert Peters (Boxing Day)
Malcolm A. Benson (Return of the Don)
Obi Emelonye (Oxford Garden)

BEST MAKEUP
Dri
Tribe
Muda
Boxing Day
Oxford Garden

BEST COSTUME
2nd Wife
Tribe
Boxing Day
Captivated
Murderer Inlaw

BEST DIASPORA FILM
Oxford Garden
Muda
Return of the Don
Boxing Day
John Bosco in America

BEST DIASPORA DRAMA
Muda
Return of the Don
Boxing Day
John Bosco in America
Murderer Inlaw

BEST FOREIGN FILM
Straight Outta Comption
Beasts of No Nation
Creed
Race
Concussion

BEST FOREIGN SHORT FILM
Emergency Contact
The Awakening
Dreams on Paper
White Flag
Charlotte

BEST DIRECTOR IN A FOREIGN FILM
F. Gary Gray (Straight Outta Compton)
Ryan Coogler (Creed)
Stephen Hopkins (Race)
Peter Landesmann (Concussion)
Cary Joji Fukunaga (Beasts of No Nation)

BEST ACTOR IN LEADING ROLE FOREIGN FILM
Will Smith (Concussion)
Michael B. Jordan (Creed)
O’Shea Jackson Jr. (Straight Outta Compton)
Stephen James (Race)
Idris Elba (Beasts of No Nation)
Jason Mitchelle (Straight Outta Compton)

BEST ACTRESS IN LEADING ROLE FOREIGN FILM
Carra Patterson (Straight Outta Compton)
Gugu Mbatha Raw (Concussion)
Tessa Thompson (Creed)
Shanice Banton (Race)
Regina Hall (Barbershop)
Teyonah Parris (Chi-Raq)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A FOREIGN FILM
Alexandra Shipp (Straight Outta Compton)
Phylicia Rashad (Creed)
Jennifer Hudson (ChiRaq)
Eve (Barbershop 3)
Nicki Minaj (Barbership 3)
Angela Gibbs (Straight Outta Compton)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A FOREIGN FILM
Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton)
Alec Baldwin (Concussion)
Sylvester Stallone (Creed)
Abraham Atta (Beast of No Nation)
Cedric the Entertainer (Barbershop 3)
Wood Harris (Creed)

BEST INDEPENDENT FILM
Chocolate City
Soul Tie
Nola Cirus
Betrothed
Bachelor
Killing Lazarus

BEST ACTOR INDEPENDENT FILM
Michael Jai White (Chocolate City)
Trae Ireland (Betrothed)
Deji Laray (Killing Lazurus)
Robert Ri’chard (Chocolate City)
DeRay Davis (Meet the Blacks)
Christian Keyes (Man in 3B)

BEST ACTRESS INDEPENDENT FILM
Vivica A. Fox (Chocolate City)
Jackee’ Harry (Man in 3B)
Paula Jai Parker (Assistant Motives
Emayatzy Corinealdi (Miles Ahead)
Brely Evans (Man in 3B)
Reatha Grey (Betrothed)

PRESENTERS:
Ken Smart
Verona Laguerre
Mike Aki
Monica Swaida
Clara Fernaldo
Chichi Okonkwo
Papa Gee
Ify Hollywood
Nollywood
Soleil Diva
Kester Ezuma
Walt Harris
Kang Quintus
Omarosa
Fiona Williamson
Jacqueline Flemming
Terry Williams
Kenny Young
Peter Wise
Dr. Maxine Anderson
Dr. Margaret Brown
Clyde Jones
Glynn Turman
Patrick Faucette
Isatu N. Timbo
Trae Ireland
Reatha Grey
Sasha Tekelemariam
Suki Avery
Marwan
Pretty
Trazi Lashawn
Shella Von Clark
Michael Jai White
Marwan Natate Granville
Jackie Christie
Mark Christopher Lawrence
PJ Haarsma
Don Full of Love
Lauren Hilton Jacobs

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