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Here are the winners at the 2023 Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA)

The AMAA has picked its winners for 2023.

The CEO-designate, Raymond Anyiam-Osigwe, delivers the welcome speech at the 2023 AMAAs [Twitter/AMAAWARDS]

Hosted by Nancy Isime, Rahama Sadau, and Richard Ato Turkson, the night kicked off with an opening speech delivered by the CEO-designate, Raymond Anyiam-Osigwe.

The 19th edition celebrated the excellence of African cinema, with C.J. 'Fiery' Obasi's Mami Wata winning three awards, including Best Nigerian Film in an African Language, and Best Cinematography. Anikulapo and Gangs of Lagos came in second with two awards each.

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Here is the full list of 2023 AMAA winners:

• Lions – Ethiopia

• Jabari – Ghana

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• Le Spectre de Boko Haram – Cameroon

• Anikulapo – Nigeria

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• KOFA – Jude Idada (Nigeria/Canada)

• Raw Materials – (Jamaica) – directed by Sosiessia Nixon-Kelly

• Sound of the Police – (United States) – directed by Stanley Nelson

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• Our Father, The Devil – (United States) directed by Ellie Foumbi

• Anikulapo – Nigeria

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• Djibril Drame - Xalé – Senegal

• Campell Precious Arebamen - Mami Wata – Nigeria

• Antoine Nshimiyimana - Fight Like a Girl – Rwanda

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• Emmanuel Bassey - Gangs of Lagos – Nigeria

• Vianney Aube Sira – Burkina Faso

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• Lilis Soares - Mami Wata – Nigeria

• Bertrand Conard - Omen – DRC

• Moussa Sene Absa, Pierre Magny, Ben Diogay Beye - Xalé – Senegal

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• Mami Wata

• Maleek Sanni - Gangs of Lagos

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• Jimmy-Jean Louis - Rise

• Rokhaya Niang - Xalé - Senegal

• Tobi Bakre – Brotherhood – Nigeria

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• Nse Ikpe-Etim - 4-4-44 (Four Four Forty-Four) - Nigeria

• Baloji – Omen - DRC

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• Apolline Traoré - Sira

• Xalé- Senegal

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