African Prestigious (HAP) Awards has nominate Gambia-born Prince Bubacarr
Aminata Sankanu’s Pain of Sorrow for its 2018 Best Film in America.
Prominent Gambian filmmaker, Prince Bubacarr Aminata Sankanu has recorded another achievement in his goals of making The Gambia an internationally recognized film-making nation.
The Pain of Sorrow was nominated by members of the Hollywood African Prestigious Awards (HAPAwards), notably, I Dream 4 All Foundation and African Oscars, LLC, in Beverly Hills, California as best motion picture film for 2018.
The Hollywood and African Prestigious Awards and Honours are United States of America based awards which recognize outstanding individuals whose lives have been marked by extraordinary personal and professional accomplishments.
The HAPAwards 2017 honorees included Eddie Murphy’s Cast of Coming to America film, selected politicians, dignitaries, Hollywood and African A-List Actors, Musicians, Comedians and Activists.
Prince Sankanu made some of the ground-breaking Gambian feature films such as Bleeding Blade (2017) on Female Genital Mutilation; Pain of Sorrow (2017) on the discrimination of girls with disability; Kuu Buka Labang (2017) a Mandinka language film on changes in destiny and Hisirinwalle (2017); a Sarahulleh language family drama on ungratefulness.