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18 May 2017

AMAA 2017: FULL LIST OF NOMINATIONS

The 13th edition of the African Movie Academy Award [AMAA] is here again and the nominations which took place at the Kigali Conventional Center in Rwanda on the 13th and 14th May, 2017 has been released. 

AMAA awards nomination list
The Nigerian Movie Industry, Nollywood bags series of movie nominations, Rita Dominic who won the Best Actress in the AMCVA for her role in '76 is nominated for the same category facing stiff competitions from Kenyan Lupita Nyong'o and Ghanaian Lydia Forson.

Director Izu Ojukwu leads the nomination list for the Best Director category and Nollywood Veteran Richard Mofe Damijo leads the nominee list for the Best Actor in a supporting role while Nollywood egghead Olu Jacobs star alongside Majid Michel for the Best Actor in a lead role nomination list.

Best Actress in Leading Role
Lydia Forson- Keteke

Khabonina Qubeka - Dora's Peace

Zimkhitha Nyoka - Vaya

Lupita Nyong'o - Queen of Katwe

Rita Dominic - '76

Bimbo Akintola - 93 Days

Véronique Beya Mputu - Félicité

Josette Bushell-Mingo - While We Live

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Majid Michel - Slow Country

Adonijah Owiriwa - '76

Olu Jacobs - Oloibiri

Warren Masemola - Vaya

Papi Mpaka - Félicité

Richard Sseruwagi - While We Live

Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Nomonde Mbusi - Vaya

Taiwo Ajai-Lycett - Oloibiri

Somkele Iyamah - 93 Days

Theresa Edem - Ayamma

Inna Modja - Wùlu

Angélique Kidjo - The CEO

Best Actor in a Leading Role 
Sambassa Nzeribe - Slow Country 

Ramsey Nouah - '76

Dann Jaques Mouton - Call Me Thief

Jawher Soudani - The Last of Us

Ibrahim Koma - Wùlu

David Oyelowo - Queen of Katwe

Richard Mofe-Damijo - Oloibiri

Amine Ennaji - A Mile in My Shoes

Best Film
A Mile in My Shoes
93 Days
Vaya
Wùlu
Call Me Thief
Queen of Katwe
The Last of Us
Félicité
'76

Best Director

Alain Gomis - Félicité

Daryne Joshua - Call Me Thief

Akin Omotoso - Vaya

Mira Nair - Queen of Katwe

Said Khallaf - A Mile in My Shoes

Daouda Coulibaly - Wùlu

Steve Gukas - 93 Days

Ala Eddine Slim - The Last of Us

Izu Ojukwu - '76

Best Diaspora Feature
Moonlight
The Birth of a Nation
Le gang des Antillais
Double Play
Fences

Best Film in African Language
Vaya
Call Me Thief
Logun Ofe
Félicité

Best Diaspora Documentary
Horace Tapscott: Musical Griot
Les heritiers du Vietnam
I Am Not Your Negro
13th

Best Short Film
Silence
A Place For Myself
Bout
On Monday Last Week
Marabout
Kieza
A Place in the Plane
Malabo
Yemoja: Rise of the Orisha

Best Animation
Pull
Got Flowers
Gyrow
Black Barbie

Best Diaspora Short Film
Ca$h Out
90 Days
The Tale of Four
Kbela

Best Nigerian Film
The CEO
93 Days
Ayamma
Green White Green
Oloibiri
'76

Best Editing
The CEO
Vaya
Call Me Thief
While We Live
Félicité

Best Documentary
Makoko. Futures Afloat
Vivre Riche
Mama Colonel
House in the Fields
The African Who Wanted to Fly
La Colère Dans Le Vent
Legacy of the Hills
House of Nwapa

Best Soundtrack
A Mile in My Shoes
93 Days
Vaya
While We Live
Félicité
'76

Best Cinematography
A Mile in My Shoes
The Whale Caller
Vaya
The Last of Us
Félicité

Best Visual Effects
The Whale Caller
Slow Country
Wùlu
Queen of Katwe
Oloibiri

Best Costume Design
Keteke
Ayamma
Queen of Katwe
The Last of Us
Logun Ofe

Best Film by a Director
Kizito Samuel Saviour - Bunjako

Daniel Mugerwa - Rain

Thabang Moleya - Happiness Is a Four-letter Word

Daouda Coulibaly -Wùlu

Abba Makama - Green White Green

Ala Eddine Slim - The Last of Us


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