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African Movie Academy Awards 2016: Who are the winners?

Who are the winners of Movie Academy Awards 2016? Read the full list of winners in every category!

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The 2016 Africa Movie Academy Awards ceremony was conducted on Saturday 11 June 2016 at the Obi Wali International Conference Center in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.  The ceremony honored excellence among actors, directors, and writers in the film industry.

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The awards night was hosted by Chris Attoh, Mike Ezuruonye and Kgopedi Lilokoe.

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As usual, Nigerian movies and actors got most of the awards. Nana Obiri Yeboah's directed movie, “The Cursed One” saved Ghana from disgrace at this year’s Africa Movie Academy Awards.

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Check out full list of winners in each category below:

AMAA 2016 Award for Best Short Film – Meet The Parents – Nigeria/Canada 
BEST ANIMATION – The Pencil – Burkina Faso 
BEST DOCUMENTARY – The Fruitless Tree –Niger 
BEST DIASPORA SHORT – Across The Track – USA 
AWARD FOR BEST FILM BY AN AFRICAN LIVING ABROAD – Lambadina – Ethiopia/USA BEST DIASPORA FEATURE – Ben & Ara – USA
 BEST DIASPORA DOCUMENTARY – Agents of Change 
ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN – Eye of the Storm 
ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION DESIGN – The Cursed One – Ghana play 
ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKE-UP – Soldiers Stor
 ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUNDTRACK – O-Town – Nigeria 
ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL ARTS – Oshimiri – Nigeria
 ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY – The Cursed One 
ACHIEVEMENT IN EDITING – Hear me Move AMAA 2016 play 
AMAA 2016 ACHIEVEMENT IN SCREEN PLAY – Tell me Something Sweet
 BEST FILM IN AN AFRICAN LANGUAGE – Missing God – Nigeria 
BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE – Abidine Dioari – Eye of the Storm 
BEST ACTRESS IN SUPPORTING ROLE – Thishiwe Ziqubu – Tell Me Something Sweet BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE – Daniel K Daniel – Soldiers Story 
BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE – Fulu Mugovhani – Ayanda 
BEST FIRST FEATURE FILM BY A DIRECTOR – Beyond Blood – Greg Odutayo 
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD – Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva BEST FILM – Eye of the Storm – Burkina Faso
 BEST DIRECTOR – Nana Obiri-Yaboah, Maximilian Clausse 
BEST YOUNG / PROMISING ACTOR – Zubaidat Ibrahim Fagge – Dry
 

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