Lagos - The film "Dry" won the Programmers' Award Narrative Feature at the at 24th Pan African Film Festival.
The film which is Stephanie Linus’ directorial debut won after being screened at the largest and most prestigious black film festival in America – the Pan African Film Festival (PAFF).
"Dry" was screened on February 7, February 13 and February 15.
Inspired by the true story of a young girl named Aisha, the movie features Darwin Shaw as Dr. Alex, the legendary Liz Benson Ameye as the Matron and Bill McNamara as Dr. Brown.
'Dry' also stars Zubaida Ibrahim as Halima, the teenager who had to endure a life not designed for a child: to be married to a man who was more than four times her age.