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AMAA 2017: Nollywood movies top nominations [Full list]

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Nollywood movies got the highest number of
nominations on the list for the 2017 Africa
Movie Academy Awards (AMAA).
The list was unveiled by AMAA Jury President,
Bernie Goldblat, at the Kigali Convention Centre
in Kigali, Rwanda.

Out of the total of 136, Nigerian movies got 43
nominations in the general competitive
categories.
‘93 Days’ got the highest nominations in 7
categories​ for​: Award For Best Nigerian Film,
Award For Achievement in Soundtrack, Award
For Achievement in Sound, Award For Best Film,
Award For Best Director​ and the coveted “Award
for Best Film” award.​
Others are Award For Best Actress in a
Supporting Role, Award For Best Actress in a
Leading Role, which features Bimbo Akintola
‘93 Days’ centres on the sacrifices made by
men and women who risked their lives to make
sure the Ebola virus was contained.
It was​ dedicated to Ameyo Adadevoh, a Nigerian
physician who played a key role in the
containment of Ebola in Nigeria.
Below is the full Award list: EFERE OZAKO AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST
SHORT FILM
1. Bout – Nigeria
2. On Monday Last Week – Ghana/USA
3. A Place for Myself – Rwanda
4. Silence – Nigeria
5. Kieza – Angola
6. Yemoja: Rise of the Orisa- Nigeria/UK
7. Marabout – Senegal
8. A Place in the Plane – Senegal
AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST ANIMATION
1. Black Barbie – Ghana
2. Got Flowers – Nigeria
3. Gyrow – Nigeria
4. Pull – Nigeria
AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY
1, Legacy Of The Hills – Mali
2. Makoko: Future Afloat – Nigeria
3. House in the Field – Morocco
4. Vivre Riche – Cote D’Ivoire
5. House of Nwapa – Nigeria
6. Mama Colonel – DRC
7. The African Who Wanted To Fly – Gabon
8. La Colere Dans Le Vent (Anger in the Wind)
– Niger
OUSMANE SEMBENE AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR
BEST FILM IN AN AFRICAN LANGUAGE
1. Logun Ofe – Nigeria
2. Call Me Thief – South Africa
3. Félicité – Senegal
4. Vaya – South Africa
MICHAEL ANYIAM OSIGWE AMAA 2017 AWARD
FOR BEST FILM BY AN AFRICAN LIVING
ABROAD:
1. Saving Dreams – Nigeria/Canada
2. While We Live – Burkina Faso/Sweden
3. Theory of Conflict- Nigeria/USA
4. A Mile in My Shoes – Morocco/Canada
5. Hell’s Fury- Nigeria/USA
AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA
SHORT
1. Kbela – Brazil
2. Ca$h Out – USA
3. The Tale of Four – Curacao
4. 90 Days – USA
AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA
DOCUMENTARY
1. I Am Not Your Negro – Haiti/France
2. 13th – USA
3. Les heritiers du Vietnam (Martinique)
4. Horace Tapscott, Musical Griot – USA
AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA
FEATURE
1. West Indies Gang – Guadeloupe
2. Fences – USA
3. Birth of a Nation – USA
4. Double play – Curacao
5. Moonlight – USA
AMAA 2017 SPECIAL JURY AWARD FOR BEST
ACTRESS IN THE DIASPORA
AMAA SPECIAL JURY AWARD FOR BEST
ACTROR IN THE DIASPORA
AMAA 2017 SPECIAL JURY AWARD FOR BEST
DIRECTOR IN THE DIASPORA
AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN
PRODUCTION DESIGN
1. Call Me Thief – South Africa
2. Félicité- Senegal
3. 76 – Nigeria
4. Queen of Katwe – Uganda
5. The Last of Us- Tunisia
AMAA 2017 ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME
DESIGN
1. Queen of Katwe- Uganda
2. Ayamma- Nigeria
3. Keteke – Ghana
4. The Last Of Us – Tunisia
5. Logun Ofe – Nigeria
AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN
MAKE-UP
1. Dora’s Peace – South Africa
2. Oloibiri – Nigeria
3. Ayamma- Nigeria
4. The Last of Us – Tunisia
5. Slow Country- Nigeria
AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN
SOUNDTRACK
1. Vaya – South Africa
2. 93 Days- Nigeria
3. A Mile in My Shoes- Morocco
4. 76 – Nigeria
5. Félicité – Senegal
6. While We Live- Burkina Faso/Sweden
AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN
VISUAL EFFECT
1. Wulu – Mali
2. Oloibiri- Nigeria
3. Whale Caller – South Africa
4. Queen of Katwe – Uganda
5. Slow Country – Nigeria
AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN
SOUND
1. 93 Days – Nigeria
2. Félicité – Senegal
3. Vaya – South Africa
4. Wulu- Mali
5. Dora’s Peace – South Africa
AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN
CINEMATOGRAPHY
1. The Last of Us – Tunisia
2. The Whale Caller – South Africa
3. Félicité- Senegal
4. Vaya- South Africa
5. A Mile in My Shoes – Morocco
AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN
EDITING
1. Call Me Thief- South Africa
2. Vaya – South Africa
3. While We Live – Burkina Faso/Sweden
4. CEO – Nigeria
5. Félicité- Senegal
AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN
SCREEN PLAY
1. Oloibiri – Nigeria
2. Dora’s Peace- South Africa
3. Félicité – Senegal
4. While We Live- Burkina Faso/Sweden
5. Vaya – South Africa
AMAA 2017- LAGOS STATE AWARD FOR BEST
NIGERIAN FILM
1. Green White Green
2. 93 Days
3. CEO
4. 76
5. Ayamma
6. Oloibiri
AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST YOUNG/
PROMISING ACTOR
1. Pabillo Koza – Dora’s Peace
2. Medina Molanga – Queen of Katwe
3. Azwille Shanane-Madiba – Vaya
4. Austin Rose – Call Me Thief
5. Adam Kanyama– While We Live
TONY ELUMELU AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST
COMEDY
1. Funny Enough (Snaaks Genoeg) – South
Africa
2. Three Wise Men – Nigeria
3. Keteke – Ghana
4. A Trip To Jamaica – Nigeria
AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR IN A
SUPPORTING ROLE
1. Adonijah Owiriwa – 76
2. Warren Matsimola – Vaya
3. Olu Jacobs – Oloibiri
4. Papi Mpaka – Félicité
5. Richard Seruwazi – While We Live
6. Majid Michel – Slow Country
AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A
SUPPORTING ROLE
1. Inna Moja – Wulu
2. Theresa Edem – Ayamma
3. Taiwo Ajai Lycet – Oloibiri
4. Nmonde Mbusi – Vaya
5. Somkele Idhalama – 93 Days
6. Angelique Kidjo – CEO
AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR IN A
LEADING ROLE
1. Sambassa Nzeribe – Slow Country
2. Ibrahim Koma – Wulu
3. Richard Mofe Damijo – Oloibiri
4. Amine Ennaji- A Mile in My Shoes
5. David Oyelowo – Queen of Katwe
6. Dann Jaques Mouton- Call Me Thief
7. Ramsey Noah – 76
8. Jahwar Soudani – Last Of Us
AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A
LEADING ROLE
1. Vero Tshanda – Félicité
2. Lydia Forson – Keteke
3. Lupita Nyong’o – Queen of Katwe
4. Bimbo Akintola – 93 Days
5. Josette Bushell-Mingo – While We Live
6. Rita Dominic – 76
7. Khabonina Quebeka – Dora’s Peace
8. Zimkhitha Nyoka – Vaya
AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST FIRST FEATURE
FILM BY A DIRECTOR
1. Happiness is a Four Letter Word –Thabang
Molaya- South Africa
2. Green White Green – Abba Makama – Nigeria
3. Wulu – Daouda Coulibaly – Mali
4. Bunjoko – Kizito Samuel – Uganda
5. The Last Of Us – Alaeddine Slim – Tunisia
6. Rain – Daniel Mugerwa – Uganda
AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR
1. Daouda Coulibaly – Wulu
2. Steve Gukas – 93 Days
3. Mira Nair – Queen of Katwe
4. Izu Ojukwu – 76
5. Daryen Joshua- Call Me Thief
6. Akin Omotosho – Vaya
7. Alain Gomis – Félicité
8. Ala Eddine Slim- The Last Of Us
9. Said Khallaf – A Mile in My Shoes
AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST FILM
1. The Last Of Us – Tunisia
2. A Mile in My Shoes – Morocco
3. 76 – Nigeria
4. Vaya- South Africa
5. 93 Days – Nigeria
6. Queen of Katwe – Uganda
7. Félicité – Senegal
8. Wulu – Mali
9. Call Me Thief – South Africa.

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