It was a night of fun and merriment as actors and practitioners of Nigeria’s movie industry, Nollywood, turned out to grace the African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) pre-awards party.
The exclusive gig was held on Saturday, April 21, 2012 at the Medici bar and restaurant, V.I and was attended by notable Nollywood players and Hollywood actors such as Morris Chestnut and Rockmond Dunbar, Kunle Afolayan, Omoni Oboli, Empress Njamah, Thelma Okoduwa and more.
Though the turnout was lower than expected, the founder and chief executive officer of AMAA, Peace Anyiam-Osigwe said during her speech that she had high hopes as regards the awards ceremony, which takes place on April 22, 2012 at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The theme of this year’s edition is ‘Africa Rising’, and is berthing in Lagos for the first time since its debut in 2005. The ceremony has, until this year, always been in Bayelsa state.
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