Africa Movie Academy Awards 2022: Full List Of Nominees

Nominees for Africa’s premier and most prestigious film Awards, The Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) are out.

In its 18th edition, the awards scheme which seeks to reward excellence in film making by Africans and People of African descent from across the globe will take place in October, 2022.

Among the movies with the top nominations is Borga, a feature film that tells the story of a crafty immigrant from Ghana who tirelessly attempts to overcome unexpected challenges of life in Germany.

Below is the full list of nominees.

EFERE OZAKO AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FILM  

Enroute -Burkina Faso 

Al-Sit -Sudan 

Astel -Senegal 

A Lisbon Affair- Angola 

Mamadou – Equatorial Guinea 

Houminvi – Benin  

Men-tally- Nigeria 

Tender Threads – Morocco

JUBRIL MALAIFIA AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST ANIMATION 

• On the Surface – Iceland  

• Opal – Martinique  

• Kenda – Cote D’Ivoire 

• No Way Out – Uganda  

• Skin Like Mine –USA 

• PTD –  Nigeria

BEST DOCUMENTARY 

Taamaden – Mali 

No Simple Way Home -Sudan 

The Last Shelter – Mali  

No U Turn – Nigeria 

Transaction  – Zimbabwe 

Lobola, a Bride’s True Price?- South Africa 

Africa Moot  – South Africa 

When a Farm Goes Aflame- Nigeria/Germany

 AMAA 2022 OUSMANE SEMBENE AWARD FOR BEST FILM IN AN AFRICAN LANGUAGE 

• Borga – Ghana  

• Tug of War – Tanzania  

• Tembele – Uganda 

• Surviving Gaza – South Africa  

• Alaise – Nigeria  

• Medicine Man – Kenya

AMAA 2022 MICHAEL ANYIAM OSIGWE AWARD FOR BEST FILM BY AN AFRICAN-BORN DIRECTOR LIVING ABROAD 

• Tope Oshin – Here Love Lies  

• Obi Emelonye – Money Miss Road  

• York Fabian Raabe- Borga  

• Ogo Okpue – A song From the Dark  

• Robert Peters – The Scar

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA SHORT FILM

• Contraband – USA  

• Slow Pulse – USA  

• Skin Like Mine – USA

 

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA DOCUMENTARY  

• The Rumba King – Peru  

• Wade in the Water – USA  

• The Sun Rises in the East – USA

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA NARRATIVE FEATURE 

• Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story – USA 

• The Sleeping Negro – USA  

• Not To Forget – USA

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION DESIGN 

• Tug Of War 

• Underbelly  

• Surviving Gaza 

• Borga 

• Swallow

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN

• Swallow 

• Underbelly    

• Tug of War  

• Tembele  

• Man of God

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKE-UP 

• Jolly Roger 

• A Song from The Dark 

• Surviving Gaza   

• Underbelly  

• Angeliena

AMAA 2022 BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUNDTRACK 

• Tembele 

• Ayaanle 

• Man of God  

• Surviving Gaza 

• Tug of War  

• Almajiri

AMAA 2022 BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL EFFECTS 

• Koi-Koi: the Myth  

• Tug of War  

• Borga 

• Tinka’s Story  

• Surviving Gaza 

• Alaise

AMAA 2022 BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND 

• The Wave   

• Surviving Gaza  

• Swallow  

• Tug of War 

• Borga 

• Tembele

AMAA 2022 BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY 

• Tug of War  

• Tembele   

• Ayaanle 

• Surviving Gaza  

• Borga 

• Road To My Father’s Compound

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN EDITING 

• Jolly Roger  

• Angeliena 

• Tug of War  

• Borga 

• Almajiri  

• Man of God

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SCREEN PLAY 

• Road to My Father’s Compound 

• Surviving Gaza  

• Jolly Roger  

• Tug of War 

• Borga  

• Tembele

AMAA 2022 NATIONAL FILM AND VIDEO CENSORS BOARD (NFVB) AWARD FOR BEST NIGERIAN FILM 

• Man of God 

• Alaise  

• Swallow  

• Jolly Roger  

• Almajiri  

• Money Miss Road

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST YOUNG/PROMISING ACTOR 

• Emmanuel Afffadzi – Borga  

• Kebirungi Agnes Knight – Tinka’s Story  

• Amina Mohammed – Ayaanle 

• Maryam Waziri Salihu – Almajiri  

• Samke Makhaba – Surviving Gaza    

• Emmanuel Kuye – Ba Ni (Mud Clan)

BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE 

• Aphiwe Mkefe – Surviving Gaza 

• Wale Ojo – A Song from the dark  

• Adjetey Annag – Borga  

• Tshamano Sebe – Angeliene  

• Toyin Osinaike – Jolly Roger  

• Segun Arinze – Almajiri  

• Josh2Funny – Money Miss Road

BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE 

• Patrick Nkakalukanyi -Tembele  

• Daniel Etim Effiong – Jolly Roger  

• Gudrun Colombus Mwanyika – Tug of War   

• Botlhale Mahlangu – Surviving Gaza 

• Eugene Boateng – Borga  

• Deyemi Okanlanwo – Swallow

• Akah Nnani- Man of God  

• Aaron Adatsi – Road to My Father’s compound

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

• Euodia Samson – Angeliena 

• Bless Fortune – Road to My Fathers Compound  

• Osas Ighodaro – Man of God  

• Ronah Ninsiima  – Tembele 

• Ikhlas Gafur Vora –  Tug of War

• Vanessa Vanderpuye – A song from the dark  

• Nanfuna Sharon – The Wave  

• Eniola Akinbo – Swallow

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR FIRST FEATURE BY A DIRECTOR 

• Uga Carlini – Angeliena  

• York Fabian Raabe – Borga  

• Ogo Okpue – A Song from The Dark  

•Benedict Yeboah – Road to My Father’s Compound

• Ayaanle  – Somalia  

• Jolly Roger – Nigeria  

• Borga – Ghana  

• Angeliena – South Africa  

• Tug of War – Tanzania  

• Man of God – Nigeria  

• Surviving Gaza – South Africa  

• Tembele – Uganda

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