AMAA 2017: Nkem Owoh honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award

By AAH Press

Eko Hotels, Lagos on Saturday, July 15, 2017, played host to the 13th edition of the African Movie Academy Awards ceremony which honoured the veteran comedy actor, Nkem Owoh with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Akin Omotoso was also named the best Director from the film, Vaya.

ammThe star struck event anchored by the delectable Nse Ikpe Etim, also witnessed the movie, ’76, receive the award for Lagos State Best Nigerian Film.

The winners of the night were;


Lifetime Achievement Award

Nkem Owoh

Best Short Film Category

“A Place for Myself” – Rwanda

“A Place in the Plane” – Senegal

Award for Best Animation

“Got Flowers” – Nigeria

Award for Best Documentary

“Mama Colonel” – Democratic Republic of Congo

Award for Best Film in an African Language

“Félicité” – Senegal

Award for Best Film by an African Living Abroad

“While We Live” – Burkina Faso/Sweden

Award for Achievement in Visual Effect

 “Wulu” – Mali

Achievement in Costume Design

“Queen of Katwe” – Uganda

Award for Best Diaspora Feature

“West Indies Gang” – Guadeloupe

Award for Achievement in Production Design

“76” – Nigeria

Award for Achievement in Make-Up

“Oloibiri” – Nigeria

Award for Achievement in Soundtrack

“Félicité” – Senegal

Award for Achievement in Sound

“Vaya” – South Africa

Award for Best Achievement in Cinematography

“The Last of Us” – Tunisia

Award for Achievement in Screenplay

“Vaya” – South Africa

Award for Achievement in Editing

“Félicité” – Senegal

Award for Best Nigerian Film

“76”

Award for Best Diaspora Short

“Kbela” – Brazil

“90 Days” – United States of America

Award for Best Diaspora Documentary

“I Am Not Your Negro” – Haiti/France

“13th” – United States of America

“Les heritiers du Vietnam” – Vietnam

“Horace Tapscott, Musical Griot” – United States of America

Award for Best Film

“Félicité” – Senegal

Award for Best Director

Akin Omotosho – “Vaya”

Award for Best First Feature Film by a Director

“Wulu” – Daouda Coulibaly

Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role

Vero Tshanda – “Félicité”

Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role

Jahwar Soudani – “Last Of Us”

Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Angelique Kidjo – “CEO”

Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Papi Mpaka – “Félicité”

Award for Best Comedy

“Three Wise Men” – Nigeria

Lagos State Award for Best Nigerian Film

“76

 

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