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

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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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