Wednesday, 21 December 2016

MOONLIGHT & FENCES DOMINATE THE BLACK FILM CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS


No big shockers here, as the Black Film Critics Circle gets right behind the best in black filmmaking in its year-end awards. And what a year it was, with voters not having to look beyond major awards contenders - with wins for Fences, Loving and Moonlight, this could easily be the slate for any other critics group this season. Check it all out below.

Best Film
1. Moonlight
2. Fences
3. La La Land
4. Hidden Figures
5. Arrival
6. Manchester by the Sea
7. Hell or High Water
8. Miss Sloane
9. Eye in the Sky
10. Miss Sharon Jones!

Best Director
Barry Jenkins (Moonlight)

Best Actress
Ruth Negga (Loving)

Best Actor
Denzel Washington (Fences)

Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis (Fences)

Best Supporting Actor
Mahershala Ali (Moonlight)

Best Original Screenplay
Barry Jenkins (Moonlight)

Best Adapted Screenplay
August Wilson (Fences)

Best Cinematography
James Laxton (Moonlight)

Best Ensemble
Fences

Best Animated Film
Zootopia

Best Documentary
13th

Best Foreign Film
Elle

Rising Star Award
Janelle Monae

Pioneer Award
Mahershala Ali

Special Mention
I Am Not Your Negro