Fans of Jackie Appiah & Bobby Obodo will be happy to know that ‘Still Standing‘ – the GIAMA Award Best Film (in Diaspora) will be screening in Nigeria early next year! This bit of information was made available to us by the Assistant Director, Ben Adeyanju http://www.ibenjamen.com recently in Lagos.
Still Standing is a story about the joy and pain of a striving young American family, originally from Africa, living the American dream until a major tragedy alters the family’s course. Nne-Amaka (Jackie Appiah), just like so many other virtuous women , will be the lifeguard for the family in the middle of this stormy sea. Can she weather the storm? Will there be a strand of hope in this family tsunami?
Featured in the movie as husband is hearthrob and fan favourite Bobby Obodo whose convincing acting on set sparked rumours that he and Jackie Appiah were having something! Hmm… Are they or were they? Well, there’s only one way to find out and that’s by watching the movie,’Still Standing’ come 27th of February 2015 when it screens in cinemas nationwide.
The movie also stars Jazmine Batchan, James Alexander III, Buddy Miller Jnr and was directed and produced by Michael Uadiale. Ben Adeyanju http://www.ibenjamen.com was Assistant Director, Tom Robson was Technical director, DOP/Cinematography was by Franklin Guerrero. ‘Still Standing’ won the GIAMA Award Best Film (in Diaspora) in 2013, it was nominated for Best Director category(GIAMA Awards) Nominated at the 2014 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCAs) for Best Supporting Actress and Best Writer categories. The movie will be showing in cinemas nationwide in from the 27th of February 2015 so make sure you go see it!
For more information on the film check out their website www.stillstandingthemovie.com
See the trailer here