Movie Director, Senegal

Senegalese movie, Felicite, emerged the biggest winner of the night at the 13th African Movie Academy Awards held at Eco Hotels in Lagos.

The movie won six AMAAs, the most of all the contenders.

Felicite took home awards in three of the five major categories, winning best film, best actress in a leading role, and best supporting actor. Félicité follows the story of a singer who sings in a bar in Kinshasa. When her 14-year-old son has a motorcycle accident, she goes on a frantic search through the streets of Kinshasa, a world of music and dreams. And her path crosses that of Tabu.