Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Screenplay

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The Africa Movie Academy Award for Achievement In Screen Play is an annual merit by the Africa Film Academy to recognise the best African films of the preceding year.[1]

Best Screenplay
Year Film Recipient Result
2005 The Mayors Won
Mastermind Nominated
Afonja Nominated
Yesterday Nominated
2006 Eagle's Bride Won
Anini Nominated
Behind Closed Doors Nominated
Tanyaradzwa Nominated
Arrou Nominated
2007 Sitanda Won
Maroko Nominated
Dancing Heart Nominated
Azima Nominated
2008 Run Baby Run Won
Checkpoint Nominated
White Waters Nominated
Across the Niger Nominated
Mission to Nowhere Nominated
30 Days Nominated
2009 From a Whisper Wanuri Kahiu Won
Seventh Heaven Zainab Aziz Nominated
Through the Glass Stephanie Okereke Nominated
Reloaded Emem Isong Nominated
Beautiful Soul Tchidi Chikere Nominated
2010 I Sing of a Well Leila Djansi Won
Seasons of a Life Shemu Joyah Nominated
The Tenant Jude Idada & Lucky Ejim Nominated
Freedom in Chains Nominated
Guilty Pleasures Nominated
2011 Sinking Sands Leila Djansi Won
Soul Boy Hawa Essuman Nominated
Hopeville Nominated
Shirley Adams Oliver Hermanus Nominated
Izulu Lami Nominated
2012 Ties That Bind Leila Djansi Won
Mr. and Mrs. Nominated
How to Steal 2 Million Nominated
Otelo Burning Nominated
Unwanted Guest Nominated
Two Brides And A Baby Nominated
2013 Heroes and Zeros Won
Contract Nominated
Ninah’s Dowry Nominated
Alan Poza Charles Novia Nominated
Blood and Henna Nominated
Zama Zama Nominated


  1. ^ "Official Website of the AMAAs". Africa Movie Academy Awards. Retrieved 8 August 2014.