Festival of Films Africa Honors The Light Foundation Ghana for Best Educative Video on Ebola
The Festival of Films Africa (FOFA), one of the biggest body which is noted for celebrating distinguished African film makers, media professionals and promoters of African heritage for their high level of creativity and arts in using pictures and animation in telling both complex and mild stories has honored The Light Foundation, Ghana (TLF), an NGO spearheading Ebola campaign in Ghana for producing the hit informative and educative short documentary on deadly Ebola Virus Disease.
The recognition forms part of the annual Festival of Films Africa (FOFA) award under the 2015 edition dubbed “the 2015 Contest Short and Animation Film for Development Ghana, on theme: “Celebrating Art and Creativity”
The short and animation Film for Development Ghana as the name implies is an annual event that seeks recognize creative short and animated films produced by young people of Ghana to educate inform and entertain people on problems Ghanaians face on daily basis which includes maternal mortality, child labour, child abuse, Ebola Virus Disease, cholera epidemic, HIV/AIDS, and lack of good health facilities.
The Organizers of the event believes using the above problems to tell a vivid but factual story through short or animated films, inculcating Ghanaian values into it can go a long way in helping solve some of these major challenges Ghanaians battle with daily therefore initiated the FOFA award scheme to reward deserving individuals and Organizations.
As a sign of honour for The Light Foundation, Ghana (TLF) who warm the heart of a seven member Jury with the best Informative and Educative sixteen minutes (16) short documentary film on Ebola titled “#Spread the Word Not The Disease” to come through with the Special Jury Choice Award conferred on them by the noble FOFA body which falls under its Jury Award category.
The foundation, for their prize, as a mark of recognition received a beautiful plaque of honour setting them apart from other nominees,setting a higher standard for other NGOs in Health and Education Sector to follow.
The Light Foundation, Ghana (TLF), is a not-for profit Organization spearheading Ebola Awareness Campaign in Ghana with a high commitment to stop the deadly Ebola from rearing its ugly head into Ghana.
Source : Joseph Kobla Wemakor