AMAA 2016 – The 2016 edition of the African Movie Academy Awards

AMAA 2016 – The 2016 edition of the African Movie Academy Awards is here with lots of excitement in the air. It promises to be fun filled from the 4th through to 12th June in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Nominations in 26 categories was announced at a media event. AMAA received over 420 films from filmmakers across 25 African countries. Out of which 250 feature films and eight short films were nominated by the jury. Competing for the best film slot are Dry (Nigeria), Ayanda (South Africa), Tell Me Sweet Something (South Africa). Others are; The Cursed One (Ghana), Fifty (Nigeria), Eye of the Storm (Burkina Faso), La Pagne (Niger) and Behind Closed Doors (Morocco). AMAA received nominations from Cape Verde, Gambia, Morocco, Uganda, Togo, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Cameroun, Mali, Ethiopia, Niger, Kenya, Algeria and Egypt, including Nigeria and expressed satisfaction about the quality of the films.

Follow the Glitter of #AMAA2016 through the Garden City. As they bring you a Cocktail of African Cinema Culture, Fashion, Reggae, Praise and Soul on the Rocks. Come discover the arts and crafts market in Southern Style in this line-up of events at the Garden City!

Reggae Blues, Ticketed

5th June – Praise Jam – Free Access

8th June – Fashion / Culture Expo Cocktail – Free Access

9th June – Music of the Soul – Ticketed

10th June -Rocks Concert – Ticketed

9th – 10th June – Arts & Crafts Market – Free Access,

11th June – AWARDS NIGHT

For Details / Access / Reservations to All Pre-AMAA Events, visit and call +2348134042276 or email See #PHGlitterswithAMAA2016. AMAA2016 – Peace Through African Cinema.

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