Lavis’ Metanoia and Dangerous Silence Win Three Awards at Los Angeles Film Festivals
The short films Metanoia and Dangerous Silence recently won three awards at the Los Angeles film festival scene. Both films are by producer and screenwriter Ariel Lavi. Dreamachine’s Best Supporting Actor Award went to Otega Igho in Dangerous Silence. On the same day in the city, Dangerous Silence won a Special Mention Award in the One Reeler Short Film Competition. Metanoia also won the Best LGBTQ Award at the Festigious International Film Festival.
Jessica Decote, Laura di Luca, and Carlos Hendrick Huber star in Metanoia. Moran Avni directed the short film, and David Alejandro Gigena-Kazimierczak wrote it. In this eight-minute Sci-Fi/ LGBTQ, a couple receives a package that tests their broken marriage more than ever. The film is available on IQiyi- Netflix Of China and screened at eight film festivals.
Adetoyi Adeyinka directed and Lavi wrote Dangerous Silence. The film tells the story of three individuals trapped in a cycle of exploitation and deceit. It stars Olaide Almaroof and Adelekan Jemima alongside the award-winning Igho. Toronto International Nollywood Film Festival and London Lift-off Global Network nominated it for Best Short Film – Best Film.
“I had the pleasure of working with amazing famous actors and filmmakers in Mexico and Nigeria” – Lavi
Dangerous Silence Trailer