White Line and Hairareb score AMVCA nod

• BY CONFIDENTE REPORTER

TWO Namibian films have been nominated for the 8th Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards (AMVCAs) set for May 14 2022.

This was announced by MultiChoice Namibia this week urging viewers to vote in order for the films to win.

“Namibia has every reason to celebrate as two local films have been nominated for a total of three awards in the AMVCAs. The White Line has been nominated for Best Soundtrack Movie or TV Series and Best Lighting Designer in a Movie or TV Series while Hairareb is in the running for the Best Movie (Southern Africa) award.”

Excited about the news, Roger Gertze, managing director at MultiChoice Namibia said as Africa’s most loved storyteller, MultiChoice aims to shine a light on local content and showcase the best.

“Congratulations to The White Line and Hairareb teams for their massive contribution to the African film industry and we wish them the best of luck,” he said.

Africa Magic, in association with MultiChoice, will host a prestigious eight-day preliminary events to celebrate all things fashion, technology, food and African culture in Nigeria, featuring a runway show, Talent Factory Day movie screenings and a Digital Content Creators’ Day, among other events.

Voting for the AMVCAs is officially open and closes on April 29.

The AMVCAs is an annual event which celebrates the efforts and talent of African actors, producers, directors, and other film professionals.

The White Line is a film revolving around a love affair between a black domestic helper and a white Afrikaner police officer in 1963.

Meanwhile, Hairareb is a unique portrayal of love and materialism in a time of devastating drought. An aging farmer weds a beautiful, and materialistic young bride