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Nkem Owoh Bags lifetime achievement award at African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) 2017, See Full list of winners!

The 13th African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) took place in Lagos, Nigeria yesterday July 15h. Senegalese movie, Felicite, emerged the biggest winner of the night with 6 AMAAs. Nigerian historical drama, ’76, won three awards from its eight nominations. A special recognition honour was bagged by veteran comic-actor Nkem Owoh.

The movie ‘Felicite’ took home awards in three of the five major categories, bagging; Best film, Best actress in a leading role, and Best supporting actor.

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

Also see AMAA 2017, 6 Amazing Fashion Styles We’re Crushing On Right Now!

 
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