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Saturday, June 10, 2017

Abraham Attah Gets Scholastic Improvement Award For Scoring 4.0 In School

Award-winning Ghanaian young actor, Abraham Attah has been presented with the Scholastic Improvement Award by Chershire Academy for his perfect score of 4.0.

The Ghanaian International youngster, relocated to the United States of America to continue his education.

Abraham relocated to Connecticut, USA to continue his education at a prestigious private school called Chershire Academy on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 which is reportedly sponsored by Netflix, the company responsible for the release of the movie “Beast of No Nation”.

Abraham Attah gained international prominence playing lead role alongside Idris Elba in the movie Beasts of No Nation directed by Emmy Award-winning Cary Fukunaga.

Playing the character ‘Agu’ who when civil war tears his family apart, is forced to join a unit of mercenary fighters and transformed into a child soldier earned Attah praise around the world.

He won Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best Young Actor at Venice Film Festival 2015, ‘Best Male Lead’ award at the 2016 Independent Spirit Awards,  and also Rising Star Award’ at the Black Film Critics Circle (BFCC). The award scheme called Attah’s role as “one of the strongest and most phenomenal we have ever seen” and added that he had “a very bright future ahead of him”.
Attah’s director, Zoe Martinson took to Instagram to commend the young actor for his great performance barely a year of enrolment.



The movie was based on the 2005 novel of the same title by Uzodinma Iweala. Shoot in Ghana, it starred Ama K. Abebrese, Fred Amugi and Grace Nortey.

The movie was the first fictional feature produced and distributed by Streaming Service Netflix.

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