AMAA 2018! RMD, Joke Silva, Gideon Okeke, Others Win In Rwanda (See Full List of Winners)

The 2018 edition of Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) took place on Saturday, October 20 in Kigali, Rwanda. Nigerian actors shone like stars at the event with awards in various categories. Richard Mofe-Damijo, Joke Silva and others emerged winners.

While RMD emerged the overall Best Actor in a Leading Role, for the part, he played in Cross Roads, the veteran actress, Silva, bagged the Best Actress in a Supporting Role award for her character in Potato Potahto, report’s PUNCH.
See the list of winners as shared on the Instagram page of the award organisers, @amaawards_:

‪‪Best actor in a supporting role:

Gideon Okeke – Cross roads

‪Tony Elumelu Award for Best Comedy:

‪Banana Island Ghost
Best Young/ Promising Actor:

‪Amine Lansari – The Blessed Vost (Les Bienheureux)

Award For Achievement In Editing:

‪Hotel Called Memory

Award For Achievement In Cinematography:

‪Five Fingers For Marseille
Award For Achievement In Sound:

‪Hotel Called Memory

Award For Achievement In Editing:

‪Lucky Specials

‪Award For Achievement In Costume Design:

Isoken

Award For Best Diaspora Narrative Feature:
Angelica (Puerto Rico)

‪Award For Best Diaspora Documentary:

‪Barrows: Freedom Fighter (Barbados) ‪

Award For Best Diaspora Short:

‪ Torments Of Love (Guadeloupe)

Michael Anyiam Osigwe Award For Best Film By An African Living Abroad:

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Actor, Richard Mofe Damijo. Source: Instagram
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[FULL LIST] RMD, Joke Silva, Gideon Okeke, others win at AMAA 2018
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October 20, 2018
Nigerian actors, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Joke Silva and others have emerged winners at the 2018 Africa Movie Academy Awards holding in Kigali, Rwanda.

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While RMD emerged the overall Best Actor in a Leading Role, for the part, he played in Cross Roads, the veteran actress, Silva, bagged the Best Actress in a Supporting Role award for her character in Potato Potahto.

See the list of winners as shared on the Instagram page of the award organisers, @amaawards_:

‪‪Best actor in a supporting role:

Gideon Okeke – Cross roads

‪Tony Elumelu Award for Best Comedy:

‪Banana Island Ghost

Best Young/ Promising Actor:

‪Amine Lansari – The Blessed Vost (Les Bienheureux)

Award For Achievement In Editing:

‪Hotel Called Memory

Award For Achievement In Cinematography:

‪Five Fingers For Marseille

Award For Achievement In Sound:

‪Hotel Called Memory

Award For Achievement In Editing:

‪Lucky Specials

‪Award For Achievement In Costume Design:

Isoken

Award For Best Diaspora Narrative Feature:

‪ Angelica (Puerto Rico)

‪Award For Best Diaspora Documentary:

‪Barrows: Freedom Fighter (Barbados) ‪

Award For Best Diaspora Short:

‪ Torments Of Love (Guadeloupe)

Michael Anyiam Osigwe Award For Best Film By An African Living Abroad:

‪Alexandra – Nigeria/US

Ousmane Sembene Award For Best Film In An African Language:

Five Fingers For Marseilles – South Africa

Award For Best Documentary:

Uncertain Future – Burundi

Efere Ozako Award For Best Short Film:

Tikitat Soulima – Morocco
Jubril Mailafia Award For Best Animation:

Belly Flop – South Africa

Award For Best First Feature Film By A Director:

‪Michael Matthews- South Africa (Five Fingers For Marseille

Award For Best Director:
‪Frank Rajah Arase – In My Country
Award For Best Film:
‪Five Fingers For Marseilles – South Africa.

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Chinenye Nwabueze

Nwabueze is a communication researcher with several years of lecturing experience in Nigerian universities.

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