Shirley Adams nominated for Best Feature and more at the 2009 SAFTAs

Oliver Hermanus’ directorial debut, Shirley Adams, has been nominated for Best Feature film as part of the 2009 South African Film & Television Awards. Equivalent to the Oscars,the SAFTAs are among South Africa’s most prestigious creative honors.

In addition to Best Feature, Shirley Adams has also been nominated for additional awards including Best Director for Hermanus, Best Actress for Denise Newman, as well as Best Editing, Best Writing, Best Production and Best Costume Design. Winners will be awarded at a glittering ceremony on February 7th, 2010 at the State Theatre in Pretoria.