Kunle Afolayan’s ‘Citation’ Wins Best International Film Award In London

Citation Kunle Afolayan wins

Citation (2020), a Netflix original directed by Kunle Afolayan, has won its first international film award in London, United Kingdom. 

In director Kunle Afolayan’s words, “I am glad we got recognized without even lobbying.”

The National Film Awards is an annual awards ceremony celebrating the achievements of established and independent filmmakers, actors, actresses, casting directors, production companies, and crew who make up the motion picture industry. The National Film Awards holds 4 events annually in the United Kingdom, USA, South America, Africa, and Australia. All nominations and voting for the NFA are submitted and voted for by movie fans. The NFA is produced by the National Film Academy which also produces the new National Film Festival.

The award was received by the film’s leads Jimmy Jean Louis and Temi Otedola.

Citation (2020) follows a bright student (Temi Otedola) in Nigeria who takes on the academic establishment when she reports a popular professor (Jimmy Jean Louis) who tried to rape her. It also starred Ini Edo, Joke Silva, and Gabriel Afolayan, among others. It can be streamed on Netflix.
Congratulations to the entire Citation team!


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