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Africa Movie Academy Awards AMAA Winners 2020

21/12/2020

21 December, 2020 - 10:20

The Africa Movie Academy Awards #AMAA announced the winners for 2020 in a live event broadcast online. The winners are:

EFERE OZAKO AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FILM

Baxu & the Giant --Namibia

Songs About My Mother - South Africa

Idi Amins Boat - Uganda

Yahoo - Nigeria

SEMA (Speak Out) - DRC

The letter reader - South Africa

A Canvas for a Visa - Senegal

After the War - Egypt

***WINNER: THE LETTER READER

JUBRIL MALAFIA AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST ANIMATION

From Here To Timbuktu - Kenya

Malaika (The Warrior Queen) - Nigeria/USA

A Special Gift - Mozambique

The legend of Lwanda Magere - Kenya

FTFO - Nigeria

Sankofa - Cote DVoire

I am lIving In Ghana Get Me Out of Here - Ghana

A Gugie Day - Nigeria

**WINNER: IM LIVING IN GHANA, GET ME OUT OF HERE

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY

January 15, 1970: Untold memoir of the Biafran war- Nigeria

Journey to Kenya - Sudan

No gold for kalsaka - B/Faso

Days of Cannibalism - South Africa

Finding Sally - Ethiopia/Canada

The letter - Kenya

Becoming Black- Togo/Germany

Influence - South Africa

***WINNER: NO GOLD FOR KALSAKA

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA SHORT

Boxed - USA

June 14 - USA

Egun - Brazil

Brick By Brick - USA

***WINNER: BOXED

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA DOCUMENTARY

Once In Hundred Years - USA

Revolution From Afar - USA

Meeting My Father - France

Becoming Black - Germany

If Objects Could Speak - Germany

***WINNER: BECOMING BLACK

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA NARRATIVE FEATURE

Aiyai: Wrathful Soul - Australia

Lola - USA

A day With Jerusa - Brazil

Black and Blue - USA

Joseph - Barbados

***WINNER: JOSEPH

MICHAEL ANYIAM OSIGWE AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST FILM BY AN AFRICAN LIVING ABROAD

Eagles Nest - Olivier Assoua

Two Weeks in Lagos - Kathryn Fasegha

Idemuza - Olaoye Amoke

Between - Daniel Adenimokan

No Shades - Claire Ayiam Osigwe

***WINNER: NO SHADES

OUSMANE SEMBENE AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST FILM IN AN AFRICAN LANGUAGE

Milk Maid - Nigeria

Knuckle City - South Africa

This is Not A Burial...its a Resurrection - Lesotho

Fielas Child - South Africa

The White Line - Namibia

***WINNER: THE MILKMAID

AMAA 2020 ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN

This is Not A Burial, Its a Resurrection

Heroes of Africa; Tette Quarshie

The White Line

Ibi (The Birth)

Foreigners God

***WINNER: THIS IS NOT A BURIAL, ITS A RESURRECTION

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKE-UP

Knuckle City

Ratnik

The Milkmaid

1929

Heroes of Africa; Tette Quarshie

***WINNER: THE MILKMAID

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUNDTRACK

Fishermans Diary

Coming from Insanity

Zulu Wedding

Gold Coast Lounge

For Maria: Ebun Pataki

Walking with Shadows

Living in Bondage

Mirage

***GOLD COAST LOUNGE

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL EFFECT

Heroes of Africa; Tette Quarshie

Desrances

Knuckle City

Living in Bondage: Breaking Free

Badamasi

Ratnik

Foreigners God

A Taste of Our Land

***WINNER: KNUCKLE CITY

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND

Fielas Child

Knuckle City

Children of The Storm

The Ghost and House of Truth

For Maria: Ebun Pataki

40 Sticks

Desrances

Gold Coast Lounge

***WINNER: FIELAS CHILD

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION DESIGN

Ratnik

Knuckle City

Zulu Wedding

Perfect Picture: Ten Years Later

This is Not A Burial, Its a resurrection

Foreigners God

Gold Coast Lounge

The Ghost and the House of Truth

***WINNER: KNUCKLE CITY

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY

The Ghost and House of Truth

A Fishermans Diary

Knuckle City

Milk Maid

40 Sticks

Desrances

This is Not A Burial, Its a resurrection

Gold Coast Lounge

***WINNER: THIS IS NOT A BURIAL, ITS A RESSURECTION

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN EDITING

Perfect Picture: Ten Years After

The Ghost and House of Truth

Knuckle City

40 Sticks

Desrances

***WINNER: THE GHOST AND THE HOUSE OF TRUTH

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SCREEN PLAY

For Maria: Ebun Pataki

The White line

4th Republic

A Fishermans Diary

Knuckle City

40 Sticks

Perfect Picture: Ten Years After

3 Days To Go

***WINNER: A FISHERMANS DIARY

AMAA 2020- NATIONAL FILM AND VIDEO CENSORS BOARD (NFVCB) AWARD FOR BEST NIGERIAN FILM

Cold Feet

Living in Bondage: Breaking Free

4th Republic

For Maria: Ebun Pataki

The Bling Lagosian

Coming From Insanity

The Ghost and The House of Truth

Milk Maid

***WINNER: THE MILKMAID

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST YOUNG/ PROMISING ACTOR

Faith Fidel - Fishermans Diary

Naomi Nemlin - Desrances

Chimezie Imo - Nimbe

Swanky JKA - Living in Bondage: Breaking Free

Wayne Smith - Fielas Child

Cina Soul - Gold Coast Lounge

Anthonieta Kalunta - Milk Maid

***WINNER FAITH FIDEL (A FISHERMANS DIARY)

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Arabrun Nyyeneque - 40 Sticks

Adjatey Annang- Gold Ghost Lounge

Narcissus Afeli - Desrances

Cosson Chinepoh - Fishermans Diary

Ramsey Noah Jnr - Living in Bondage: Breaking Free

***WINNER: RAMSEY NOUAH (LIVING IN BONDAGE - BREAKING FREE)

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Maryam Booth - Milk Maid

Chairmaine Mujeri - Mirage

Linda Ejiofor - 4th Republic

Ndano Tramanse - Fishermans Diary

Tina Mba - The Set Up

Faniswa Yisa - Knuckle City

Evelyne Juhen - Desrances

***WINNER: MARYAM BOOTH (THE MILKMAID)

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

Jimmy Jean-Louis - Desrances

Gabriel Afolayan - Coming From Insanity

Kang Quintus - Fishermans Diary

Bongile Mantsai - Knuckle City

Alphonse Menyo - Gold Coast Lounge

Eyinna Nwigwe - Badamasi

Robert Agengo/Mwaura Bilal/Andreo Kamau/ Xavier Ywawa - 40 Sticks

Darrin Dewitt Henson - Zulu Wedding

***WINNER: JIMMY JEAN-LOUIS (DESRANCES)

AMAA 2020 AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

Joselyn Dumas - Cold Feet

Mary Twala Mhlongo - This is Not A Burial, Its a Resurrection

Stella Damasus - Between

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