On Saturday, May 13, 2015, Senator-elect and Silverbird Group Chairman, Ben Murray Bruce was honored by the Nollywood Producers Guild of America in Beverly Hills.
Ben Murray Bruce was offered the Honorary Lifetime Membership of the Guild as a recognition of his support and contribution to the growth of the Nollywood film Industry and African Cinema.
The award was presented to him by Jeta Amata on behalf of the Guild’s President, Mr. Oliver Mbamara Esq. and the entire members of the guild.
“It is a blessing for the entire Nollywood Industry that we are now represented at the senate level. We have one of our own in-house and in the policy making department.
“There couldn’t be a better time and season for Nollywood than this. I recently mentioned to the Honorable Senator about the problem of piracy with one of my movies and he said,
‘Come and see me when I am in office and I will see what I can do about this piracy problem.’
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I cannot tell you how hopeful I am that we have someone in government who is willing to look into this matter. Thank you so much.” – He said while presenting the award.
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