Eyimofe wins five AMAAs
Nigerian feature film Eyimofe took home five prizes at the 17th edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAAs) at the weekend.
The film was nominated in seven of the 26 categories at the awards, which took place at the Marriot Hotel, Ikeja, on November 28.
Eyimofe won for Achievement in Sound, Best First Feature Film by a Director, Best Director and Best Film, and also took the National Film and Video Censors Board Award for Best Nigerian Film.
Directed by twin brothers Arie and Chuko Esiri, Eyimofe presents a realistic picture of everyday life in Lagos, a city where the road to a better life is fraught with many obstacles.
The AMAAs are presented annually to recognise excellence among professionals working in or contributing to the African film industry.