I'M CHRISTIAN OKOLI
Awards & Nominations:
Nominated: Best Film - Merlinka International Queer Film Festival 2014
Winner: Best Film - The Lab Film Festival 2013
Winner: Best Drama - The Lab Film Festival 2013
Winner: Audience Award - The Lab Film Festival 2013
Winner: British Filmmaker of the Month - B.F.A July 2013
Winner: British Actor of the Month - B.F.A - August 2013
Nominated: Your Voice Award - The Reel Health International Short Film Festival 2013
Nominated: Grass Roots Award - Van d'Or Awards 2013
20th Century Fox
"Powerful Message and Great use of Cinematography. "
"Very, very Powerful and Moving."
"Thank You so much Cyrus!"
The Gay Times UK:
Rich Cline, Chair on the London Film Critics Circle (UK):
Pablo Ceuvas Film Critic (Mexico):
Kreives Vilnius LGBT Film Festival, Lithuania, 2016
Encontros Internacionais de Cinema Fantàstico e de Horror do Cartaxo, Portugal, 2015
International Peace & Film Festival, USA, 2015
Meta Queer-Festival, Russia, 2015
Art Film Festival, Cannes - France, 2015
NonStop Film Festival, Germany, 2014
Viewster Online Film Festival (VOFF), Worldwide, 2014
Merlinka International Queer Film Festival, Serbia, 2014
Lets All Be Free Film Festival, UK, 2014
Landed Film Festival, UK, 2014
Top 100 Pieces of Art in London 2013
The Lab Film Festival, UK, 2013
The Reel Health International Short Film Festival, Australia, 2013
Cannes in a Van, France, 2013
East End Film Festival, UK, 2013
The Hackney Wicked Art Festival, UK, 2013
The Last Refuge Film Festival, UK, 2013
"I’m Christian Okoli is really powerful. Congratulations on the well-deserved awards."
"Powerful stuff. Well crafted, suspenseful. Very well shot."
Daily Star on Sunday
"Very Powerful. Well done Cyrus!"
The Bill Douglas Cinema Museum (Exeter, UK) 2014
Fam Jam Event (Mumbai, India) 2014
RAVE LATE, at Ravensbourne University (London, UK) 2014
SixSixty Short Film Night (London, UK) 2014
'Shorts on Tap' (London, UK) 2013
'Showreel Short Film Night' (London, UK) 2013
Assistant Directors Association (London, UK) 2013
Persian American Talent Organisation Gathering (Los Angeles, USA) 2013
National Citizens Service (Hertfordshire, UK) 2013
"I Love it, Love it, Love it! It's raw. We need more of this."
"That was absolutely brilliant Cyrus! So hard-hitting."
Universal Music Group
"That was pretty deep. Nice. Absolutely Great Piece."
Peter Thatchell, Head of LCGBTI Freedom
"Arresting, thought-provoking, moving and challenging. Great Acting & Filming. A Powerful Message delivered in style."
"Top 100 Pieces of Art" - London 2013