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List of African Academy Award winners and nominees

 

List of African Academy Award winners and nominees

This is a list of African Academy Award winners and nominees, including Academy Award winners and nominees who are from Africa by birth or citizenship.

Contents

  • Best Actress 1
  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role 2
  • Best Actress in a Supporting Role 3
  • Best Foreign Language Film 4
  • Best Documentary Feature 5
  • Best Original Score 6
  • Best Original Song 7
  • Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay) 8
  • See also 9

Best Actress

Best Actress
Year Name Film Role Status Milestone
2003 Charlize Theron Monster Aileen Wuornos Won
2005 North Country Josey Aimes Nominated

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Year Name Film Role Status Milestone
1962 Omar Sharif Lawrence of Arabia Sherif Ali Nominated
2003 Djimon Hounsou In America Mateo Nominated
2006 Blood Diamond Solomon Vandy Nominated
2013 Barkhad Abdi Captain Phillips Abdiwali Muse Nominated

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Year Name Film Role Status Milestone
2013 Lupita Nyong'o 12 Years a Slave Patsey Won Nyong'o was born in Mexico.

Best Foreign Language Film

The Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film is awarded to a country, not to an individual, and the submitting country is the officially designated nominee in this category.

Academy Award for Foreign Language Film
Year Nominee Film Status Milestone
1969 Algeria Z Won
1976 Ivory Coast Black and White in Color Won
1983 Algeria Le Bal Nominated
1995 Dust of Life Nominated
2004 South Africa Yesterday Nominated
2005 Tsotsi Won
2006 Algeria Days of Glory Nominated
2010 Outside the Law Nominated
2014 Mauritania Timbuktu Nominated

Best Documentary Feature

Academy Award for Documentary Feature
Year Name Film Status Milestone
2013 Jehane Noujaim (director) The Square Nominated

Best Original Score

Academy Award for Original Music Score
Year Name Film Status Milestone
1985 Caiphus Semenya The Color Purple Nominated
1987 Jonas Gwangwa Cry Freedom Nominated

Best Original Song

Academy Award for Best Original Song
Year Name Film Song Status Milestone
1987 Jonas Gwangwa Cry Freedom "Cry Freedom" Nominated
2012 Herbert Kretzmer Les Misérables "Suddenly" Nominated Kretzmer is a South African-born Englishman. Nominated with Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg

Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

Academy Award for Writing Adapted Screenplay
Year Name Film Adapted From Status Milestone
2009 Neill Blomkamp District 9 Alive in Joburg
by Neill Blomkamp
Nominated

See also

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