Segun Arinze bags two nominations for Toronto International Nollywood Film Festival

Segun Arinze

Actor and singer Segun Arinze has been nominated for two awards at the Toronto International Nollywood Film Festival (TINFF) 2001.

The 55-year-old said in a message sent to QED that he woke up to the news of his nomination on Wednesday.

His nominations are for Best Actor – Africa and Best Actor – International for his role in the movie Aberrations.

Director of the movie Israel Eziedo is also nominated in the Best Director – Africa category alongside Desmond Elliot and two others.

Others nominated in the Best Actor – Africa category are Gabriel Olaifa (Love in Translation), Hakeem Kae-Kazeem (Marrying a Campbell) and Chimezie Imo (About a Boy).

For Best Actor – International, Segun Arinze is up against Kadeem Wilson (Sweet Rind), Chimezie Imo (About a Boy), Julio Lazaro (Anagnorisis), Yannis Sarakatsanis (With New Eyes) and Rei Sugai (Pay Phone).

TINFF is scheduled to hold on September 18 and 19 in Canada.