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AMAA 2022: ‘Tug of War', 'Surviving Gaza' win big + full list of winners

The awards' 18 edition was hosted in Lagos, Nigeria for the second year in a row.

AMAA 18th edition jury

Africa Movie Academy Awards' 18th edition came to a rousing close on Sunday, October 30, with its anticipated awards gala night.

Hosted by Funnybone, Chigul, and Kachi Offia, the ceremony was historic as Nigeria led with eight wins with Tanzania and South Africa following with four awards respectively.

Tanzania's 'Tug of War' won the Award for Best Film and three additional award earning it the biggest winner of the night alongside and South Africa's 'Surviving Gaza', also with four awards.

Ghana's 'Borga' followed closely with three awards. For Nigeria, Bolanle Austen Peters’ ‘Man of God’ snagged two awards while Kunle Afolayan took home two awards for his 2021 Netflix adaptation 'Swallow.'

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See the full list of winners:

EFERE OZAKO AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FILM

Astel -Senegal

JUBRIL MALAIFIA AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST ANIMATION

No Way Out - Uganda

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AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY

No U Turn - Nigeria

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

Tug of War - Tanzania

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

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Tope Oshin Here Love Lies

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA SHORT FILM

Contraband – USA

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA DOCUMENTARY

The Rumba King – Peru

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AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST DIASPORA NARRATIVE FEATURE

Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story - USA

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION DESIGN

Underbelly – Nigeria

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN

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Man of God – Nigeria

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKE-UP

Angeliena – South Africa

AMAA 2022 BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUNDTRACK

Tug of War – Tanzania

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AMAA 2022 BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL EFFECTS

Surviving Gaza – South Africa

AMAA 2022 BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND

Surviving Gaza – South Africa

AMAA 2022 BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY

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Tembele – Uganda

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN EDITING

Jolly Roger – Nigeria

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN SCREENPLAY

Borga – Ghana

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

FOR BEST NIGERIAN FILM

Man of God

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST YOUNG/PROMISING ACTOR

Amina Mohamed- Ayaanle

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AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Adjetey Annang -Borga

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Ijeoma Grace Agu - Swallow

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

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Eugene Boateng - Borga

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

Ikhlas Gafur Vora - Tug of War

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR FIRST FEATURE BY A DIRECTOR

Ogo Okpue - A Song from the Dark

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AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR

Vusi Africa Sindane - Surviving Gaza

AMAA 2022 AWARD FOR BEST FILM

Tug of War- Tanzania

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