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AMAA 2017 dazzles the African film scene

16/07/2017

16 July, 2017 - 15:21

At a glittering ceremony, the 13th African Movie Academy Awards (#AMAA) ceremony took place on July 15, 2017 at the Eko Hotels, Victoria Island, Lagos. Senegalese movie Felicite emerged as the biggest winner of the night, in the event, which was hosted by Nse Ikpe Etim.

Felicite took home awards in three of the five major categories, winning best film, best actress in a leading role, and best supporting actor.

Nigerian historical drama 76 won three awards from its eight nominations.

In total, Nigerian movies won nine awards, including the special recognition honour given to veteran comic-actor Nkem Owoh.

Here's the full list below with the winners in bold black:

EFERE OZAKO AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FILM

1. Bout - Nigeria

2. On Monday Last Week - Ghana/USA

3. A Place for Myself - Rwanda - winner

4. Silence - Nigeria

5. Kieza - Angola

6. Yemoja: Rise of the Orisa- Nigeria/UK

7. Marabout - Senegal

8. A Place in the Plane - Senegal - joint winner

AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST ANIMATION

1. Black Barbie - Ghana

2. Got Flowers - Nigeria - winner

3. Gyrow - Nigeria

4. Pull - Nigeria

AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY

1. Legacy Of The Hills - Mali

2. Makoko: Future Afloat - Nigeria

3. House in the Field - Morocco

4. Vivre Riche - Cote D'Ivoire

5. House of Nwapa - Nigeria

6. Mama Colonel - DRC - winner

7. The African Who Wanted To Fly - Gabon

8. La Colere Dans Le Vent (Anger in the Wind) - Niger

OUSMANE SEMBENE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST FILM IN AN AFRICAN LANGUAGE

1. Logun Ofe - Nigeria

2. Call Me Thief - South Africa

3. F licit - Senegal - winner

4. Vaya - South Africa

MICHAEL ANYIAM OSIGWE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST FILM BY AN AFRICAN LIVING ABROAD

1. Saving Dreams - Nigeria/Canada

2. While We Live - Burkina Faso/Sweden - winner

3. Theory of Conflict- Nigeria/USA

A Mile in My Shoes - Morocco/Canada

5. Hell's Fury- Nigeria/USA

AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA SHORT

1. Kbela - Brazil - winner

2. Ca$h Out - USA

3. The Tale of Four - Curacao

4. 90 Days - USA - winner

AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA DOCUMENTARY

1. I Am Not Your Negro - Haiti/France

2. 13th - USA

3. Les heritiers du Vietnam (Martinique)

4. Horace Tapscott, Musical Griot - USA

AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA FEATURE

1. West Indies Gang - Guadeloupe - winner

2. Fences - USA

3. Birth of a Nation - USA

4. Double play - Curacao

5. Moonlight - USA

AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION DESIGN

1. Call Me Thief - South Africa

2. F licit - Senegal

3. 76 - Nigeria - winner

4. Queen of Katwe - Uganda

5. The Last of Us- Tunisia

AMAA 2017 ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN

1. Queen of Katwe- Uganda - winner

2. Ayamma- Nigeria

3. Keteke - Ghana

4. The Last Of Us - Tunisia

5. Logun Ofe - Nigeria

AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKE-UP

1. Dora's Peace - South Africa

2. Oloibiri - Nigeria - winner

3. Ayamma- Nigeria

4. The Last of Us - Tunisia

5. Slow Country- Nigeria

AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUNDTRACK

1. Vaya - South Africa

2. 93 Days- Nigeria

3. A Mile in My Shoes- Morocco

4. 76 - Nigeria

5. F licit - Senegal - winner

6. While We Live- Burkina Faso/Sweden

AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL EFFECT

1. Wulu - Mali

2. Oloibiri- Nigeria

3. Whale Caller - South Africa

4. Queen of Katwe - Uganda

5. Slow Country - Nigeria

AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND

1. 93 Days - Nigeria

2. F licit - Senegal

3. Vaya - South Africa - winner

4. Wulu- Mali

5. Dora's Peace - South Africa

AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY

1. The Last of Us - Tunisia - winner

2. The Whale Caller - South Africa

3. F licit - Senegal

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4. Vaya- South Africa

5. A Mile in My Shoes - Morocco

AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN EDITING

1. Call Me Thief- South Africa

2. Vaya - South Africa

3. While We Live - Burkina Faso/Sweden

4. CEO - Nigeria

5. F licit - Senegal - winner

AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SCREEN PLAY

1. Oloibiri - Nigeria

2. Dora's Peace- South Africa

3. F licit - Senegal

4. While We Live- Burkina Faso/Sweden

5. Vaya - South Africa - winner

AMAA 2017- LAGOS STATE AWARD FOR BEST NIGERIAN FILM

1. Green White Green

2. 93 Days

3. CEO

4. 76 - winner

5. Ayamma

6. Oloibiri

AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST YOUNG/ PROMISING ACTOR

1. Pabillo Koza - Dora's Peace

2. Medina Molanga - Queen of Katwe

3. Azwille Shanane-Madiba - Vaya

4. Austin Rose - Call Me Thief

5. Adam Kanyama- While We Live

TONY ELUMELU AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST COMEDY

1. Funny Enough (Snaaks Genoeg) - South Africa

2. Three Wise Men - Nigeria - winner

3. Keteke - Ghana

4. A Trip To Jamaica - Nigeria

AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

1. Adonijah Owiriwa - 76

2. Warren Matsimola - Vaya

3. Olu Jacobs - Oloibiri

4. Papi Mpaka - F licit - winner

5. Richard Seruwazi - While We Live

6. Majid Michel - Slow Country

AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

1. Inna Moja - Wulu

2. Theresa Edem - Ayamma

3. Taiwo Ajai Lycet - Oloibiri

4. Nmonde Mbusi - Vaya

5. Somkele Idhalama - 93 Days

6. Angelique Kidjo - CEO - winner

AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

1. Sambassa Nzeribe - Slow Country

2. Ibrahim Koma - Wulu

3. Richard Mofe Damijo - Oloibiri

4. Amine Ennaji- A Mile in My Shoes

5. David Oyelowo - Queen of Katwe

6. Dann Jaques Mouton- Call Me Thief

7. Ramsey Noah - 76

8. Jahwar Soudani - Last Of Us - winner

AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

1. Vero Tshanda - F licit - winner

2. Lydia Forson - Keteke

3. Lupita Nyong'o - Queen of Katwe

4. Bimbo Akintola - 93 Days

5. Josette Bushell-Mingo - While We Live

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