nafca7Touted as the African Oscars, Nollywood & African Film Critics Awards (NAFCA) winners were announced on September 14 at a red carpet event at the legendary Warner Theatre in Washington D.C.

The prestigious African Oscars NAFCA are presented by Nollywood & African Film Critics USA. Among the winners were Genevieve Nnaji, Ini Edo, Ramsey Nouah, Jackie Appiah, and more.

Turning Point and Weekend Getaway won big with Jackie Appiah, Igoni Archibong and KD Aubert grabbing the Best Actor in a Leading Role, Best Actress in a Leading Role, Best Actress in a Supporting Role categories respectively in the Diaspora section with the film winning the Best Sound award, and Ramsey Nouah, Genevieve Nnaji and Ini Edo awarded Best Actor in a Leading Role, Best Actress in a Leading Role, Best Actress in a Supporting Role categories respectively for The Weekend Getaway while the film grabbed the Best Drama gong.



Full List Of Winners:


Best Film In Diaspora: One Night In Vegas 

Best Drama Diaspora Film: Unguarded 

Best Screenplay Diaspora Film:  Page 36

Best Cinematography Diaspora Film: Le Silence Pure

Best Actor In Leading Role Diaspora Film: Igoni Archibong – Turning Point

Best Actress In Leading Role Diaspora: Jackie Appiah – Turning Point

Best Actor In Supporting Role Diaspora Film: Jimmy Jean Louis – One Night In Vegas

Best Actress In Supporting Role Diaspora Film: KD Aubert – Turning Point

Best Director In Diaspora Film: Bethels Agomuoh – Unguarded






Favorite Actor: Benedict Johnson 

Favorite Actress: Fatima Jabbe 

Favorite Director: Kunle Afolayan

Favorite Screenwriter: Andrew Campbell

Favorite Male Artiste Diaspora: Koby Maxwell

Favorite Female Artiste Diaspora: Twissa

Favorite Artiste Of The Year: Yemi Sax

Favorite Song Of The Year: Ashawo – Flavour

Favorite Video Of The Year: Personally – P Square


Best Film: Ninah’s Dowry

Best Indigenous Film: The Hands Of Fate 

Best Drama: Weekend Getaway

Best Comedy: American Mama

Best Short Film / Trailer: Fetus

Best Sound: Turning Point

Best Visual Effects: Temperamental 

Best Costume: Le Silence Pure

Best Makeup: The Blessed Curse

Best Original Score: America The True Dream – The Fetus

Best Docu-Drama: Boys Cry – Bullying

Best Child Actor In A Film: Marisha Nayee – Angel & The Mailman

Best Actor In A Leading Role: Ramsey Nouah – Weekend Getaway

Best Actress In A Supporting Role: Ini Edo – Weekend Getaway

Best Actor In A Supporting: Kofi Adjorlolo – The Price

Best Actress In A Leading Role: Genevieve Nnaji – Weekend Getaway

Best Director In A Film: Charles Novia – Alan Poza

Best Screenplay: Letters To My Mother

Best Cinematography: One Night In Vegas

Best TV/Online Series: African Connection

Best Editing: Ninah’s Dowry

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