Malawi has failed to win the Southern African category at the at the African Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards (AMVCA) which were held on Saturday night at Eko Hotels and Suites in Lagos, Nigeria.
Film/theatre director and producer Imran Shabani whose movie ‘The Beautiful Hen Behind The Yao Mountain’ was representing Malawi lost out to Zambian film Dalitso.
Reacting to the news Shabani used the bible saying in John “We have fought a good fight.”
“Being nominated together with big names its an achievement to us and our first movie to travel that far it’s a big achievement."
He called on support from the public when it comes to voting on such a platform if more Malawians are to win
Despite not bagging the award, Shabani said there will always be next time indicating he is not bogged down and will continue to work on making movies.
He disclosed that the next production will be announced next month.
Here is the full list of winners