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See The Full list of winners at The 2017 AMAA

The much anticipated African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) held last night at the Eko Hotel, Victoria Island.

Nollywood stars Stephanie Linus, Bimbo Akintola, Somkele Idhalama, Iyabo Ojo, Daniel K. Daniel, Dayo Amusa, Beverly Naya and so much more were spotted at the prestigious event which was hosted by Nse Ikpe-Etim.

The big winners for the night included our very own ’76 as well as a Senegalese film titled Felicite. 

Take a look at the full list of winners below:

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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