2013 AMAA Awards: Rita Dominic’s ‘The Meeting’ & Yvonne Okoro’s ‘The Contract’ Each Lead the Pack with Six Nominations + Full Nominees List

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AMAA AWARDS Nominees 2013

On March 15th, 2013, African film practitioners gathered in the South-Eastern country of Malawi with a special guest, Joyce Banda (President of Malawi), to announce and celebrate the 2013 Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) nominees. Nominated and each leading in six categories at the AMAAs are Ghanaian-Nigerian Actress & Producer Yvonne Okoro (‘The Contract’) and Nigerian Actress & Producer Rita … Read More

Red Carpet Photos: Make Way for the NEW “African OSCARS” Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards #AMVCA

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Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards - Osas

On Saturday March 9th, 2013, what is being dubbed “Africa’s Oscars”, Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards (AMVCA), made its inaugural debut in Lagos, Nigeria at the Eko Hotel. The event boasted an exciting, live, one-hour red carpet pre-show showcasing the Crème de la Crème of Africa’s film and televiison industries; and later segued into an awards event that was screened … Read More

African Cinema: WATCH the Exciting Drama Filled Adams Apples Chapter 1 & 2, a Movie About 21st Century Ghanaian Women (Video)

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“Adams Apples is a 10 chapter cinema movie series created and directed by Shirley Frimpong-Manso and produced by Ken Attoh. It is set in the hustle and bustle of the city of Accra and its suburbs with glimpses of the exciting metropolis of London. The movie follows the lives of the four “Adams” Ghanaian women; the widowed, ex-diplomat’s wife and … Read More

African Cinema: Watch ‘Scorned’ by Shirley Frimpong-Manso Starring Chris Attoh and Lydia Forson

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Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned. Two years of an abusive marriage to Orlando Thompson (Chris Attoh), the son of a Reverend, leaves his wife Dea (Lydia Forson) badly scarred. She finally fights back. When she does, it is deadly and life threatening. Orlando is left to fight for his life while Dea has an opportunity for a … Read More

African Cinema: Watch ‘Perfect Picture’ by Shirley Frimpong-Manso Starring Jackie Appiah and Chris Attoh

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Perfect Picture

Film synopis: “In what seems like a perfect life, three beautiful young women make bold attempts to change their lives even when destiny plays its joke on them. They will learn the harsh lessons of life, the challenges of marriage and the fatality of falling in love.” Gollywood (Ghana) Stars: Chris Attoh and Jackie Appiah Length: 2hours and 6mins Online … Read More

African Cinema: Somewhere in Africa, The African Soldier’s Story (Movie Trailer)

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The stories out of Africa are getting stronger as African filmmakers improve on their cinematic story telling skills. The latest strong story is the upcoming movie Somewhere in Africa.” “Tomorrow they say will be better. But they forget history repeats it self. Our dreams have faded….our hearts resigned with no hope for the future. We walk on in darkness and … Read More

African Cinema: Adams Apple Sexy Sassy Wahala by Shirley Frimpong-Manso

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Ghana’s prolific filmmaker Shirley Frimpong-Manso continues to deliver what we demand and expect from our African filmmakers: well thought out story lines/scripts, great picture quality, above average execution from African actors and actresses, brilliant fashions that all come together to keep our eyes glued on the big screens. Watch her prior work, A Sting in a Tale, here. Check out … Read More