The 2016 edition of the Utah Films Awards on held on Friday, March 25, 2016 in the USA.
According to Ghanareporter, Ghana’s Michael Attram was adjudged Supporting Actor with the movie “Freetown”, a film about six Liberian missionaries in Monrovia who were caught in the middle of a brutal civil war.
He became the first Ghanaian to win Utah award by beating Liam Bui (Just Let Go), Nathan Stevens (The Cokeville Miracle) and Jasen Wade (Miracle Maker).
The Freetown movie was Michael’s first major appearance in a movie. Another Ghanaian actor Henry Adofo who played lead in Freetown film was also nominated in the awards.
Utah Film Award was originally called a Filmed in Utah award. It is an accolade by working film industry professionals in the United States to recognize outstanding achievement in film, series, and commercials.