The British Urban Film Festival will honour director Amma Asante with its’ highest accolade at the 2018 BUFF Awards on Monday 4 June.
The BUFF honorary award is given to an individual in recognition of an outstanding and exceptional contribution to film, television or theatre. Amma will be the first ever female recipient of the award and the fourth individual to receive the honour following Ashley Walters last year, Wil Johnson in 2016 and Richard Pryor (posthumously) in 2015.
Emmanuel Anyiam-Osigwe, CEO and founder of BUFF, said: “Having presented our very first honorary award to the daughter of Richard Pryor, i am delighted once again to present our most prestigious award to a woman whose name is synonymous with the film business and whose name is rightly celebrated all over the world. To this day, I never tire of raving on and...