Actress Flora Suya’s movie My Mother’s Story has been invited to screen at the Silicon Valley African Film Festival (Scaff) in USA.
The festival is expected to run from October 14-16, 2016.
Now in its seventh year, the festival which has also screened some of the country’s movies including The Designer b y Chimwemwe Mkwezalamba seeks to promote an understanding and appreciation of Africa and Africans through moving images.
Aptly themed Africa through the African Lens, the annual festival is the only film festival in California that is exclusively focused on films made by Africans and presents over 40 films by seasoned and emerging filmmakers from across Africa continent.
The 2016 festival highlights include African drumming and dance, film screenings and post-screening dialogue with filmmakers in attendance.
Suya has since urged organisations and other well-wishers in the country to assist her with travel and upkeep to attend the festival.
“I have exhausted my budget on the current movie, hence asking for support to attend this important festival. I am excited and happy to be part of this festival. I therefore call for donations in kind, for more information please call +265994063120,” said the actress, who has starred in several movies.
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