BRITISH-NIGERIAN ACTOR CHIWETEL SCOOPS BEST ACTOR OF THE YEAR AT THE EE BAFTAS IN LONDON.
21 Feb 2014 More from Sunday night’s Bafta in London. And we’re backstage at the EE BAFTA award show, where winners of Britain’s most important film prize faced the press to talk about their wins.
Big winners for the night were Alfonso Corazon’s scifi flick Gravity and Steve McQueen’s bio-film 12 Years a slave where Nigerian born British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor picked up Best Actor for the Role of Solomon Northup.
SOUNDBITE) (English) ACTOR, CHIWETEL EJIOFOR, SAYING:
TO REALLY TRY AND UNDERSTAND SOLOMON NORTHUP AND HIS EXPERIENCE WAS A WAY FOR ME TO REALLY TELL THE STORY AND THE REST COULD KIND OF BE REVEALED.”