SKINNED NOMINATED FOR AN AMMA AWARD

“Skinned, which is scheduled for premiere at Silverbird on June 10th has been nominated for an AMAA AWARD at the 2016 event in Nigeria.  The Africa Movie Academy Awards, popularly known as AMAA and The AMA Awards, are presented annually to recognize excellence of professionals in the film industry. It was founded by Peace Anyiam-Osigwe and run through the Africa Film Academy. The awards are aimed at honoring and promoting excellence in the African movie industry as well as uniting the African continent through arts and culture. 

The award presentation is attended by numerous media representatives, celebrities, politicians, journalists, actresses and actors from all across the world. The AMAA awards are widely considered to be Africa's most important film event and the most prestigious film award in Africa. The 2016 ceremony is scheduled to hold in June 2016 and will take place in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.

SKINNED, which made its US television debut earlier this year is getting ready to make its African debut starting in Accra, Ghana Friday June 10th at Silverbird cinemas. The movie is the directorial debut of American actress and reality TV star LisaRaye McCoy along with Morehouse professor Avery O. Williams and featuring one of Nollywoods most watched actors Van Vicker. SKINNED also features Hollywood actors, Jasmine Burke from “Ride Along” with Ice Cube and Brad James from Tyler Perry’s “For Better or Worse”.

SKINNED tells the story of Jolie, a young girl who is so uncomfortable in her own skin and the stigma of what society places on dark skin people that she uses skin lightening creams to alter her complexion.  The harmful substances in the skin bleaching products had an adverse effect on her skin and mental well-being. This film pulls back the layers of the story as it relates to color, self-esteem, acceptance, and being secure with how you look.
SKINNED was produced by Clarice Kulah of Divine Entertainment Intl, Lotten Yeaney of LOT10 Productions who are both Liberian and Sharon Tomlinson of Studio 11 Films in collaboration with Van Vicker of Sky+Orange Productions.


“Skinned Official Trailer” - For more information, visit www.skinnedmovie.com 

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