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Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Diaspora Documentary

The Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Diaspora Documentary is an annual merit by the Africa Film Academy to reward the best diaspora documentaries for the year. Prior to the creation of the category in 2011, diaspora documentaries submitted normally compete with African documentaries for the Best Documentary category.[1]

Best Diaspora Documentary
Year Documentary Recipient Result
2011 Stubborn as a Mule Miller Bargeron Jr & Arcelous Deiels Won
Momentum Zeinabu Irene Davis Nominated
If Not Now Louis Haggart Nominated
Motherland Owen Alik Shahadah Nominated
Changement Chiara Cavallazi Nominated
2012 The Education of Auma Obama Won
White Wash Nominated
Almendron Mi Corazon Nominated
All Me: The Life And Times Of Winfred Hubert Nominated
2013 Fan Do Brasil Won
My Thiero Boys Nominated
Red, White, Black And Blue Nominated
2014 Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People Won
Finding Samuel Lowe: From Harlem to China Nominated
Freedom Summer Nominated
No Bois Man, No Frad Nominated
2015 The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution Won
Jimmy Goes To Nollywood Nominated
Bound: Africans Vs African Americans Nominated
Black Panther Woman Nominated
2016 Spirits of Rebellion Won
America’s Blues Nominated
Can You Dig This Nominated
2017 13th (film) Won
I Am Not Your Negro Nominated
The Vietnam War (TV series) Nominated
Horace Tapscott, Musical Griot Nominated
2018 Barrows: Freedom Fighter Won
I Gotta Be Me (webseries) Nominated
Evolutionary Blues Nominated


  1. ^ "Official Website of the AMAAs". Africa Movie Academy Awards. Retrieved 22 May 2014.