British Nigerian Director/ Producer Malcolm Benson and the cast and crew of his latest film “Return of The Don” have scooped a whooping 12 nominations at this years BEFFTA awards. Apart from being nominated for Best Producer and Best Director, Malcolm is also nominated under the Best UK African Actor category for his role as DC mills in Return of the Don as well as being nominated under the Best Scriptwritter/screenplay writter Category for the film. The cast and crew were definitely not left behind with Actors Paul Van Beaumon, Chi Chi Ihenachor, Ayo Dapo Oyebade, Lateef Lovejoy, Sarah Okereke ,Vee Nick, Stephan Pierre Mitchell and Magda Kowalczyk being nominated under Best Lead Actor, Best UK African Supporting Actress, Best UK African Supporting Actor , Best UK African Actress, Best UK African Rising Star and Best Cinematographer categories respectively.
Voting for the 2016 BEFFTA awards is now open to the public until the 16th of October 2016 and you can vote at www.beffta.co.
Return of the Don will also be releasing in cinemas across the UK with the first cinema release taking place at the Genesis Cinema Mile End in London on the 12th of November 2016. Tickets can be purchased directly from Genesis cinema’s here.