The Hollywood Weekly Film Festival just held. It took place on the 2nd of November 2019, at Warner Bros. Studios in Los Angeles – California.
Reno Omokri one of the attendees was honoured with a Hollywood “Most Outstanding Humanitarian Cause” Award.
Flanked by Nollywood veterans Zik Zulu Okafor and Ejike Asiegbu, Reno, who couldn’t help but take a dig at President Buhari during his acceptance speech, was given a standing ovation as he passionately talked about his #FreeLeahSharibu campaign which he is taking around the world.
Reno revealed to the audience that he has already been to 36 countries and has met with various world leaders including the British Prime minister.
Reno dedicated his award to HE Goodluck Jonathan and HE Atiku Abubakar, who both sent representatives to witness this iconic moment.
Abba Atiku was present to represent his father and also gave a speech.
At the same event, “Hollywood Meets Nollywood” film, Road To Redemption, directed by Jeta Amata and produced by Egor Efiok, Tess Cacciatore, Vanessa Martini and Joan McCarthy, won BEST FEATURE FILM 2019.
The film teaches awareness about the dangers of Vesticovaginal fistula (VVF) and stars musician Akon, Brenda Strong (Desperate Housewives), Zack Amata, Fred Amata, Viva Bianca, Yvonne Nelson, Margaret Avery and many other top stars.