PAFF gives two prizes to 'From a Whisper'

Wanuri Kahiu's film take narrative feature award

Director/writer Wanuri Kahiu's "From a Whisper" won the best narrative feature award at the Pan African Film Festival, which concluded Wednesday at the Culver Plaza Theatres in Culver City.

"Whisper" also took home a special award from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts/Los Angeles.

The audience favorite narrative award resulted in a three-way tie, in which the films "Soul Diaspora," "A Sting in a Tale" and "Speed-Dating" were all recognized.
The documentary "41st Central: The Untold Story of the L.A Black Panthers" won the audience favorite documentary award.

Violeta Ayala and Daniel Fallshaw's "Stolen" received the jury’s doc feature award.