The event was hosted by Nse Ikpe Etim held at the Eko Hotels, Victoria Island, Lagos, with Nigerian born South Africa based  Akin Omotoso, winning the best director award.

Nkem Owoh received the Lifetime Achievement Award, while "76" won the Lagos State Best Nigerian film award.

See full list of winners.

Lifetime Achievement Award
Nkem Owoh

Best Short Film Category
"A Place For Myself" - Rwanda
"A Place in the Plane" - Senegal
Award For Best Animation
"Got Flowers" - Nigeria

Award For Best Documentary
"Mama Colonel" - Democratic Republic of Congo

Award For Best Film in an African Language
"Félicité" – Senegal

Award For Best Film by an African Living Abroad
"While We Live" - Burkina Faso/Sweden

Award For Achievement in Visual Effect
"Wulu" - Mali

Achievement in Costume Design
"Queen of Katwe" - Uganda

Award For Best Diaspora Feature
"West Indies Gang" - Guadeloupe

Award For Achievement in Production Design
"76" - Nigeria

Award For Achievement in Make-Up
"Oloibiri" - Nigeria

Award For Achievement in Soundtrack
"Félicité" - Senegal

Award For Achievement in Sound
"Vaya" - South Africa

Award For Best Achievement in Cinematography
"The Last of Us" - Tunisia

Award For Achievement in Screenplay
"Vaya" - South Africa

Award For Achievement in Editing
"Félicité" - Senegal

Award For Best Nigerian Film
"76"

Award For Best Diaspora Short
"Kbela" - Brazil
"90 Days" - United States of America

Award For Best Diaspora Documentary
"I Am Not Your Negro" - Haiti/France
"13th" - United States of America
"Les heritiers du Vietnam" - Vietnam
"Horace Tapscott, Musical Griot" - United States of America

Award For Best Film
"Félicité" - Senegal
Award For Best Director
Akin Omotosho - "Vaya"
Award For Best First Feature Film by a Director
"Wulu" - Daouda Coulibaly
Award For Best Actress in a Leading Role
Vero Tshanda - "Félicité"
Award For Best Actor in a Leading Role
Jahwar Soudani - "Last Of Us"
Award For Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Angelique Kidjo - "CEO"
Award For Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Papi Mpaka - "Félicité"
Award For Best Comedy
"Three Wise Men" - Nigeria
Lagos State Award For Best Nigerian Film
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