Ghanaian/Nigerian Produced Movie ‘Sink Or Swim’ Wins ‘Overall Best Film Award’ At 2017 Newark International Film Festival In New Jersey – WATCH TRAILER

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HURRAY – Ghanaian produced movie ‘Sink or Swim’ won the ‘Overall Best Film’ at this year’s Newark International Film Festival in New Jersey, USA on Sunday, September, 10.

Award winning filmmaker, Ike Nnaebue, is director of ‘Sink or Swim,’ with Ghana’s own, Haruna Seidu Soale Zoree as the Production Manager. Zoree, in the company of actor Adjetey Anang, and others, were at the film festival to receive the award.

Ghanaian Actress Ama K. Abebrese Won Best Actress

Ghanaian actress Ama K. Abebrese won Best Actress. Her performance was extremely impressive in ‘Sink or Swim.’

The movie starred top actors from Nigeria, Ghana, Tanzania – namely: Zack Orji, Omowunmi Dada, Raymond Ofula, Adjetey Anang, Ama K Abebrese, Ali Nuhu, Seun Akindele, Deyemi Okanlawon, Ruth Ndulu, Kate Marrie Williams, among others.

Prince Kojo-Hilton On ‘Sink Or Swim’

Multiple-award winning creative gem, Prince Kojo-Hilton, was the Art Director on this movie. Sharing in the glory, he posted:

“Wow another Success to the Prince Kojo-Hilton brand, as the Art Director for the SINK OR SWIM movie, Winning Overall Best Film Award at the Newark International Film Festival in New Jersey USA to God be the Glory. Congratulations to all Cast and Crew.”

Screenplay was by Anna Esi Hanson. She shared her excitement too:


The Newark International Film Festival (NIFF) is dedicated to the art of storytelling through film. The 2016 NIFF put filmmakers in front of major players in the film industry and movie lovers from around the world.

The city of Newark has a rich history of fostering great artists and innovators who have created definitive work. As the birthplace and/or workplace of names like Seth Boyden, Thomas Edison, Hannibal Goodwin, Brian De Palma, Savion Glover and many more, Newark continues to make its mark on the world.