Happy and gay: ‘Moffie’ war stories win worldwide acclaim

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Happy and gay: ‘Moffie’ war stories win worldwide acclaim

Oliver Hermanus film scores three nominations at the 2019 British Independent Film Awards

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Moffie, the fourth film by SA director Oliver Hermanus, has scored three nominations at the 2019 British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) for best director, best breakthrough producer (Jack Sidey) and best cinematographer (Jamie D Ramsay).

“What a great way to get off a plane! It’s such great news to have our film included in the BIFA nominations today,” exclaimed Hermanus. “Being recognised is an honour and a real milestone for the film. We have had an amazing team come together to make this film, and to be celebrated and acknowledged in this way is truly wonderful.”

The awards were founded by Elliot Grove and Suzanne Ballantyne in 1998, who also founded the Raindance Film Festival in 1993. BIFA is a celebration of the best, most innovative and creative independent filmmaking and filmmakers in the UK. The awards (https://www.bifa.film/%20) ceremony will take place on Sunday, December 1...

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