Premieres/Red Carpet | 13 May 2015 21:37 CET

Stephanie Okereke Wins Award in US

Hard work indeed truly pays off if all humility and dedication is attached to it. Recently, Nollywwod actress, Stephani Linus Okereke, have had course to thank God along with her co-workers as she was awarded Best Protagonist Award at the Bentonville Film Festival Arkansas, USA.

Stephanie Linus's upcoming new film “dry” won a film award at the Geena Davis and ARC Entertainment's inaugural Bentonville Film Festival (BFF) in Arkansas.

According to the actress, “This came as a complete surprise. I am excited and honoured that the Bentonville Film Festival picked my film for a screening, let alone an award. I am looking forward to this film touching the hearts of many more and helping people take action to save the child bride.”

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The Bentonville Film Festival (BFF) founded by Academy Award Winner Geena Davis and Trevor Drinkwater, was a star-studded event that included guests like: Soleda O'Brien, Robert De Niro, Nick Canon, Courteney Cox, Bruce Dern, Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO of DreamWorks Animation, Helmer Catherine Hardwicke (“Thirteen”, “Twilight”), Rosie O'Donnell, Melissa Joan Hart and many more.

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