Sunday, 16 July 2017

AMAA 2017: See Full List of Winners


The biggest winner of the night went to Senegalese movie, Felicite at the just concluded13th African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) held in Lagos, Nigeria.
The movie won six AMAAs, the most of all the contenders.

Felicite won best film, best actress in a leading role and best supporting actor.

Our very own Nigerian historical drama, ’76, won three awards from its eight nominations.

Here is the full list of winners.

Best short film: A Place For Myself (Rwanda) & A Place In the Plane (Senegal)


Best animation: Got Flowers (Nigeria)


Best documentary: Mama Colonel (DRC)


Best film in an African language: Felicite (Senegal)


Best film by an African living abroad: While We Live (Burkina Faso/Sweden)


Best diaspora short: 90 Days (US) & Kbela (Brazil)


Achievement in production design: ’76 (Nigeria)


Achievement in costume: Queen of Katwe (Uganda)


Achievement in makeup: Oloibiri (Nigeria)


Best production: ’76 (Nigeria)


Best soundtrack: Felicitè (Senegal)


Achievement in sound: Vaya (South Africa)


Achievement in cinematography: The Last Of Us (Tunisia)


Achievement in editing: Felicitè (Senegal)


Achievement in screenplay: Vaya (South Africa)


Lagos state award for best Nigerian film: ’76 (Nigeria)


Best young/promising actor: Medina Molanga (Queen of Katwe)


Tony Elumelu award for best comedy: 3 Wise Men (Nigeria)


Best actress in a supporting role: Angelique Kidjo (CEO: Nigeria)


Best actor in a supporting role: Papi Mpaka (Felicitè: Senegal)


AMAA lifetime achievement award: Nkem Owoh (Nigeria)


Best actress in a leading role: Vero Tshanda (Felicitè: Senegal)


Best actor in a leading role: Jahwar Soudani (The Last of Us: Tunisia)


Best first feature film by a director: Daouda Coulibaly (Wulu: Mali)


Best director: Akin Omotosho (Vaya: South Africa)


Best film: Felicitè (Senegal)


Special recognition award: Celine Loader

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