BY ESE DIBEBI
Nollywood actress and producer, Stephanie Linus has signed a deal with ARC Entertainment for the purpose of the distribution of her much talked about production, Dry, in the U.S. Dry is currently available on online platforms such as iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Sony PlayStation and VUDU for viewers throughout the U.S.
Produced, directed, and starring Stephanie Linus, the film is an inspired true story that depicts the life of two young girls living as child brides in West Africa. The critically acclaimed movie focuses on child marriage and Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF), journeying into the heart-wrenching details of a culture not too many films dare to explore.
The journey has resulted in awards and nominations, with a successful international film festival screening tours. Dry was screened and won “best Protagonist” award at the Bentonville Film Festival, USA; official selection at the St Louis International Film Festival, USA; the Montreal Black Film Festival, Canada, African in Motion Film Festival, Scotland; and a screening at the Lancaster University, UK. Dry also has been selected to screen at the Toronto Black Film Festival in early 2016.
Adding to the list are nine nominations at the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) in categories such as Best Director, Best Overall Movie (Africa), Best Movie (West Africa) and Best Supporting Actress.
Dry has already won at the BON Awards and Zafaa Global Awards.
You can watch Dry here: https://goo.gl/yymYQ6