Program Alum’s Short Film Competes At ZIFF

Victor Okoye Frank’s short film, Lesley, completed while he was a student in the IFI 2014 Summer Program, will compete for a 2015 Sembene Ousmane Film Prize in the Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) running July 18-26. According to Bernd Multhaup of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit victor lesley picGmbH (German Federal Enterprise for International Cooperation), the co-sponsors of the prize, three shorts will be chosen and screened at the festival. In addition, each of the winners will receive (upon submission of a script and a completed film within four months of the award) funding of US $2,000 for a new production to be shown at ZIFF 2016.