DALLAS-July 1, 2019- Director Debi Lang is proud to announce her latest documentary film, titled PATHBREAKERS, won the award for Best Documentary Short and received a nomination for the prestigious Founder’s Award at The African Film Festival Awards June 30th in Dallas, Texas. The festival honors African films and independent filmmakers who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and creativity in filmmaking. This year's competion featured over 70 films from 35 countries.
“The caliber of this year's films is exceptional and to be recognized as a relevant film for Africa by the African community is quite an honor,” said Lang.
This is the second award for PATHBREAKERS since the world premiere. Lang has been honored with over two-dozen international awards including Best Director and Humanitarian Award of Distinction for her films documenting humanitarian efforts around the world since 2007.