14 year old Abraham Attah wins Black Film Critics Circle’s Rising Star Award

Ghanaian actor, Abraham Attah has won the Black Film Critics Circle’s Rising Star award in the US for his role in Beasts of No Nation.

atta and idris

He beat competition from RJ Cyler, Shameik Moore, Milo Parker and Jacob Tremblay.

This makes it two for the young actor as he won Best Young Actor at Venice Film Festival in September 2015 for his role in the same movie.


The Cary Joji Fuknaga directed movie was shot in Ghana stars Hollywood actor Idris Elba, Ghana’s Ama K. Abebrese, Grace Nortey and David Dontoh.

The movie was also named among Black Film Critics Circle top 10 films of 2015.

Here is the list:

  1. Creed

  2. Mad Max: Fury Road

  3. Straight Outta Compton

  4. Spotlight

  5. The Martian

  6. Room

  7. Beasts of No Nation

  8. The Hateful Eight

  9. The Big Short

  10. Ex Machin


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