South African Actress Terry Pheto was Awarded Best Actress at the British Urban Film Festival
The actress took home the award for her role in the feature film, 'Faces'.
South African actress Terry Pheto continues to fly the country's flag high. The talented star, whose taken on roles in films such as Tsotsi (2005), How To Steal 2 Million (2012), Cuckold (2015), and several others, including an appearance on the popular soap opera, The Bold and The Beautiful (2011). Pheto won Best Supporting Actress at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2012 for her role on How To Steal 2 Million. More recently, the actress was awarded Best Actress for her role in the feature film, Faces, at this year's British Urban Film Festival (BUFF) held in London. Faces also took home the award for Best Feature Film according to MSN News.
Speaking about the glorious moment, Pheto said that, "I'm elated that my talent not only continues to cross borders but is recognized among the best on international platforms. Thanking her Faces team, the actress added that,"It's an honor to be part of such an important and celebrated project. There is nothing more inspiring than knowing that people are watching your work and they feel that you deserve acknowledgement." Pheto, however, received her award in absentia as she is currently a jury member for the 92nd Academy Awards and had obligations in that regard.
The award-winning Faces, which was directed by British-Nigerian filmmaker, Joseph A. Adesunloye,told the compelling stories of four different characters and detailed how their respective lives were unraveling. The film had its world premiere earlier this year at the Durban international Film Festival (DIFF).