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Mauritanian film wins best movie at AMAA

28 September 2015, 15:05

 Lagos - The prestigious African Movies Academy Awards  held  in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, reports Pulse.ng

The event was attended by top actors like Desmond Elliot, Ini Edo, Eniola Badmus, Robert Peters, Oge Okoye, Kunle Afolayan, Chioma Chukwuka among others.
Major winners of the night include Afolayan's 'October 1,' 'iNumber Number ' and Timbuktu, with Timbuktu from Mauritania winning the best film in Africa.

Check out full list of winners below;

Best Animation – The Legacies of Rubbies (Nigeria)
Best Child Actor – “Layla Walet Mohammed and Mehdi A.G Mohammed – Timbuktu”
Best Nigerian film – ‘October 1′
Best Documentary – Egypt Modern Pharaohs
Best Diaspora – ‘Supremacy’ (USA)
Best Short Film – “Twaaga – Burkina Faso”
Best Film/Picture – “Timbuktu – Mauritania”
Best Film By An African Living Abroad – Fevers (Morocco)
Best visual effect – INumber Number
Winner for Achievement In Make-up – “Njinga: Queen of Angola – Angola”
Winner for Achievement In Costume Design  –  “October 1 – Nigeria”
Achievement in sound – Lobraz Kaan (Mauritius)
Best achievement in soundtrack – ‘Triangle Going to America’ (Ethiopia)
Achievement in editing – Timbuktu
Best Comedy Film – 30 days in Atlanta – Nigeria
Achievement In Screenplay – “Le President – Cameron”
Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Samson Tadese (Triangle Going to America, Ethiopia)
Best Promising Actor – Joint award Kemi Lala Akindoju (Dazzling Mirage) and Hassan Spike (Boda Boda thieves)
Best Act in a supporting role – Hilda Dokubo (Nigeria)
Best supporting actress – Ama Amphofo
Best Actress in a leading role – Njinga, Queen of Angola
Best actor in a leading role – Sadiq Daba
Best First Feature Film By A Director – “Destiny Ekaragha – Gone Too Far”
Special Jury Prize – Le President (Cameroon) and Triangle: Going to America (Ethiopia)
Life achievement award – Tony Vander Heyden (Movie director/producer)
Posthumous award – Oronto Douglas

- News24

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