Hollywood stars Morris Chestnut, Lynn Whitfield, Maya Gilbert and Rockmond Dunbar will be amongst guests at this year’s annual Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), organisers said.
The stars are expected to attend the event which is held annually to recognize excellence of professionals in the African film industry, including directors, actors, and writers.
South African movie ‘Otelo Burning’ has emerged as a clear favourite this year after bagging 13 nominations including: Best Film, Best Directing and Best Cinematography.
It is followed closely by another South African film, ‘How To Steal 2 Million’ with 11 nominations and Nigeria’s ‘Adesuwa’ with 10 nominations.
The awards ceremony will be held on Sunday, April 22 at the Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos, Nigeria with Haiti-born Hollywood star, Jimmy Jean- Louis as host for the evening.