African Movie Academy Awards 2011… Winners + Pictures


The African Movie Academy Awards 2011 was held on March 27th in Yenogoa, bayelsa state. The highlight of the night was the movie Viva Riva a Congolese Gangster Movie that six awards. See pictures & the full list of winners below:


Best Film
Viva Riva – Djo Tunda Wa Munga (Congo)

Best Director
Viva Riva – Djo Tunda Wa Munga

Best Actress In Leading Role
Amake Abebrese – Sinking Sands

Best Actor In Leading Role
Themba Ndaba – Hopeville

Best Actress In Supporting Role
Marlene Longage – Viva Riva

Best Actor In Supporting Role
Hoji Fortuna – Viva Riva

Best Young Actor
Edward Kagutuzi – Mirror Boy
Best Child Actor
Sobahle Mkhabase (Thembi), Tschepang Mohlomi (Chili-Bite) And Sibonelo Malinga (Khwezi) – Izulu Lami

Best Film In African Language
Izulu Lami – Madoda Ncayiyana (South Africa)

Best Nigerian Film
Aramotu – Niji Akanni

Best Screenplay
Sinking Sands

Best Editing
Soul Boy

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Best Cinematography
Viva Riva

Best Achievement In Sound
Shirley Adams

Best Visual Effects
A Small Town Called Descent

Best Soundtrack

Best Make Up
Sinking Sands

Best Costume Design

Best Production Design
Viva Riva

Best Film For African Abroad
In America: The Story Of The Soul Sisters – Rahman Oladigbolu (Nigeria/USA)

Best Diaspora Short Film
Precipice – Julius Amedume (UK)

Best Diaspora Documentary
Stuborn As A Mule – Miller Bargeron Jr & Arcelous Deiels (USA)

Best Diaspora Feature
Suicide Dolls – Keith Shaw (USA)

Best Documentary
Kondi Et Le Jeudi Nationale – Ariana Astrid Atodji (Cameroun)

Best Short Documentary
After The Mine – Diendo Hamadi & Dinta Wa Lusula (DRC)

Best Short Film
Dina – Mickey Fonseca (Mozambique)

Jim Iyke & Nse Ikpe-Etim

Jimmy Jean-Louis Receiving Award
Rita Dominic
Kate Henshaw
Edward Kagutuzi
Chioma Chukwuka-Akpotha
Kate Henshaw
Rita Dominic


Full gallery:

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Source: AMAA Website

  • phattyma

    kate hanshaw and rita looks great…………….

  • RMG

    Rita Dominic – hair and make-up not classy at all……