African Movie Academy Awards

Stain, Tecora shine as Uganda movies scoop nominations in Africa Movie Academy Awards

Morris Mugisha’s Stain Scooped 7 nominations out of 26 categories while Tecora which was directed by Hussein Musa Roylicar Namfumba scooped 3 nominations overall in Africa Movie Academy Awards –AMAA 2021..

The list of nominees was announced on Friday night, 26th October 2021 at EbonyLife Place in Lagos, Nigeria.

Ugandan movie ‘Meat’ was also nominated in Efere Ozaka AMAA 2021 Award for Best Short Film while Noboth was nominated in the Best Documentary Category. “A Thousand Fate” was nominated in the Jubril Malafia AMAA 2021 Award for Best Animation.

Africa Movie Academy Awards – AMAA are continental awards organized annually to celebrate people and movies that have excelled in the film industry. Launched in 2005, AMAA are widely considered as the most prestigious continental awards in Africa’s movie industry.

Among nominations scooped by Stain include Ousmane Sembene AMAA 2021 Award for Best Film in an African Langauge (Morris Mugisha), AMAA 2021 Award for Achievement in Visual Effect, AMAA 2021 Award for Achievement in Cinematography, AMAA 2021 Award for Achievement in Screenplay, Best Actress in a Leading Role (Agaba Joan), Best Director Morris Mugisha and Best Film.

7 nominations over all

Tecora was nominated in the AMAA 2021 Achievement in Costume Design, AMAA 2021 Award for Achievement in Make-Up and AMAA 2021 Award for Achievement in Production Design.

Tecora scooped8 nominations in Uganda Film Festival Awards earlier this year.

Of recent, the visibility of Ugandan movies popularly known as ‘BinaUganda’ has increased worldwide evidenced by nominations scooped by Ugandan movies on the international level. Barely a week ago, a Ugandan Movie Judas’ Kiss won two awards in the Brazil International Monthly Independent Film Festival Awards (BIMFF Awards) in the five nominations it had scooped.

Read also: Full List of 2021 Africa Movie Academy Awards Nominees

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