Akin Omotoso's film to be submitted for 2018 Oscar consideration

24 August 2017


South Africa has submitted films for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film since 1989.

For 2018, Akin Omotoso's critically acclaimed movie "Vaya" has been selected by Iran as one of its submission for the foreign-language film Academy Award.

Akin Omotoso receiving the Achievement for Screenplay for "Vaya" at the AMAA 2017. The award was presented by Fred Amata and Doris Simeon play

Inspired by the true life story of some homeless people, "Vaya" follows the story of three strangers, who board the train bound for Johannesburg, each on their own mission, with a simple task to complete and in search of a family to help them.

The movie features Warren Masemola, Harriet Manamela, Sihle Xaba among others.

Source: The Pulse