The Wedding Party and 76, jointly received the 2017 NollywoodWeek Public Choice Award at the recently-concluded NollywoodWeek Film Festival that took place in Paris, France.
The festival trophy was given to Izu Ojukwu, the Director of 76, and Moses Babatope, who represented the director of the Wedding Party.
“I was not expecting this award. It’s an honour for me and for everybody who worked on the film,” said Izu Ojukwu.
In his acceptance speech, Moses Babatope expressed joy at winning this award and said that it was a good omen as the production of The Wedding Party 2 had just begun in Lagos and Dubai.
A total of 11 films were shown during the four days of the festival, including five films in competition: Dinner, Gidi Blues, Green White Green, The Wedding Party and 76.