Tuesday, December 13, 2016

OSCAR WATCH: AAFCA Awards


Early yesterday, the African American Film Critics Association (of which I am a member) announced their awards for the best in TV and film for 2016. With a plethora of black-centric content this year, the group had lots of great work to champion. This was my third time voting in these awards and it is by far the strongest batch of winners we've had. I particularly loved the mentions for Ruth Negga (my pick for Breakout Performance), Viola Davis, Zootopia and Hell or High Water. Here is our full list of winners:

Film
Best picture: “Moonlight”
Director: Barry Jenkins, “Moonlight”
Lead actor: Denzel Washington, “Fences”
Lead actress: Ruth Negga, “Loving”
Supporting actor: Mahershala Ali, “Moonlight”
Supporting actress: Viola Davis, “Fences”
Ensemble: “Hidden Figures”
Breakout performance: Janelle Monae, “Moonlight” and “Hidden Figures”
Independent film: “Moonlight”
Animated film: “Zootopia”
Song: “Victory” from “Hidden Figures”
Documentary: “13th”
Foreign film: “Tanna”
Screenplay: August Wilson, “Fences”

Top 10 Films of 2016 in order of distinction:
  1. “Moonlight”
  2. “Fences”
  3. “Hidden Figures”
  4. “Lion”
  5. “La La Land”
  6. “Birth of a Nation”
  7. “Loving”
  8. “Manchester by the Sea”
  9. “Hell or High Water”
  10. “Queen of Katwe”


TV
Drama: ”Queen Sugar”
Comedy: ”Atlanta”
Cable/new media: ”Underground”
Special/limited series: ”Lemonade”

Top 10 TV shows of 2016 in order of distinction:
  1. “Queen Sugar”
  2. “Underground”
  3. “Atlanta”
  4. “Insecure”
  5. “Luke Cage”
  6. “This Is Us”
  7. “black-ish”
  8. “The Get Down”
  9. “Westworld”
  10. “Survivor’s Remorse”

1 comment:

  1. No matter what type of Michael Kors Bags Outlet each individual got, they all had one thing in common. We all know that getting something on sale is like winning a mini lottery, but to find a name brand handbag like Michael Kors Black Friday Sale for instance, discounted is like a slice of heaven on earth. I have personally attacked my husband with hugs and kisses when finding Official Coach Outlet Online at discounted prices.

    Michael Kors Factory Outlet stores can be found in malls all over. MK Outlet and other Coach merchandise can also be found in some boutiques. Inspired by the same material baseball gloves are made from, these Coach Bags On Sale Online are versatile and stylish. Since it's conception, the Michael Kors Handbags Outlet has been produced into a variety of designs, colors, shapes, and styles that have won top pick of millions of women the world over.

    New Michael Kors Bags are the most sought after handbag. Since Coach Outlet Online is one of the most recognized name brands in the world of fashion, you will find A-list celebrities down to small girls wearing them.

    tags:Coach Outlet|Coach Bags Factory Outlet|Coach Purses Outlet

    ReplyDelete