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Sunday, 16 July 2017

2017 AMAA: See The Full List of Winners

The 13th edition of the African Movie Academy Awards was held last night at the Eko Hotel in Lagos, and this year’s saw Senegalese filmmakers sweeping up the best categories for their amazing performances in the movie, Felicite.

Veteran Nollywood actor, Nkem Owoh got honoured with a Lifetime Achievement award while Celine Loader was given a Special Recognition Award.


See the full list of this year’s 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

Congratulations to all the winners.

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