Tuesday, October 4, 2022

The 2019 Black Reel Awards (BRAs) Nominations

By Matt Neglia 

The Black Reel Awards (BRAs) have announced their nominations representing the best in film for 2019. The winners will be announced on February 7th 2019.

Click below to see the nominations.

Outstanding Motion Picture
DOLEMITE IS MY NAME
JUST MERCY
QUEEN & SLIM
US
WAVES

Outstanding Actor
JIMMIE FAILS – The Last Black Man in San Francisco
KELVIN HARRISON JR. – Luce
KELVIN HARRISON JR. – Waves
DANIEL KALUUYA – Queen & Slim
EDDIE MURPHY – Dolemite is My Name

Outstanding Actress
CYNTHIA ERIVO – Harriet
GUGU MBATHA-RAW – Fast Color
LUPITA NYONG’O – Us
JODIE TURNER-SMITH – Queen & Slim
ALFRE WOODARD – Clemency

Outstanding Director
MATI DIOP – Atlantics
KASI LEMMONS – Harriet
MELINA MATSOUKAS – Queen & Slim
JULIUS ONAH – Luce
JORDAN PEELE – Us

Outstanding Supporting Actor
STERLING K. BROWN – Waves
ALDIS HODGE – Clemency
JAMIE FOXX – Just Mercy
JONATHAN MAJORS – The Last Black Man in San Francisco
WESLEY SNIPES – Dolemite is My Name

Outstanding Supporting Actress
SHAHADI WRIGHT JOSEPH – Us
JANELLE MONAE – Harriet
DA’VINE JOY RANDOLPH – Dolemite is My Name
TAYLOR RUSSELL – Waves
OCTAVIA SPENCER – Luce

Outstanding Screenplay
CLEMENCY
LES MISERABLES
LUCE
QUEEN & SLIM
US

Outstanding Documentary Feature
THE APOLLO
THE BLACK GODFATHER
KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE
MILES DAVIS: BIRTH OF THE COOL
TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM

Outstanding International Film
ATLANTICS
THE BOY WHO HARNESSED THE WIND
FARMING
IN FABRIC
LES MISERABLES

Outstanding Ensemble
DOLEMITE IS MY NAME
THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO
JUST MERCY
US
WAVES

Outstanding Voice Performance
CHIWETEL EJIOFOR (Scar) – The Lion King
DONALD GLOVER (Simba) – The Lion King
JAMES EARL JONES (Mufasa) – The Lion King
KEEGAN-MICHAEL KEY (Ducky) – Toy Story 4
JORDAN PEELE (Bunny) – Toy Story 4
 
Outstanding Score
DOLEMITE IS MY NAME
THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO
QUEEN & SLIM
US
WAVES

Outstanding Original Song
“COLLIDE” (QUEEN & SLIM)
“DON’T TURN BACK” (THE APOLLO)
“GUARDING THE GATES” (QUEEN & SLIM)
“IT’S NOT OVER” (BRIAN BANKS)
“SPIRIT” (THE LION KING)

Outstanding Independent Feature – Awarded to the Director & Producers
BURNING CANE – Phillip Youmans (Director), Ojo Akinlana, Wendell Pierce, Mose Mayer, Isaac Webb, Cassandra Youmans Jakob Johnson & Karen Kaia Livers (Producers)
CLEMENCY – Chinonye Chukwu (Director), Timur Bekbosunov, Julian Cautherley, Bronwyn Cornelius & Peter Wong (Producers)
GUAVA ISLAND – Hiro Murai (Director), Donald Glover, Carmen Cuba, Jennifer Roth & Fam Udeorji (Producers)
THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO – Joe Talbot (Director/producer), Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Christina Oh & Khaliah Neal (Producers)
LUCE – Julius Onah (Director/producer), John Baker & Andrew Yang (Producers)

Outstanding Short Film
AMERICA
HAIR LOVE 
IT’S NOT ABOUT JIMMY KEENE
SUICIDE BY SUNLIGHT
ZAHRA AND THE OIL MAN

Outstanding Independent Documentary
16 BARS
NO LYE: AN AMERICAN BEAUTY STORY
THE REMIX: HIP HOP X FASHION

Outstanding Emerging Director 
CHINONYE CHUKWU – Clemency
NIA DACOSTA – Little Woods
MATI DIOP – Atlantics
MELINA MATSOUKAS – Queen & Slim
JULIUS ONAH – Luce

Outstanding Breakthrough Performance, Male
TITUSS BURGESS – Dolemite is My Name
JIMMIE FAILS – The Last Black Man in San Francisco
KELVIN HARRISON JR. – Waves
ALDIS HODGE – Clemency
JONATHAN MAJORS – The Last Black Man in San Francisco

Outstanding Breakthrough Performance, Female
MAME BINETA SANE – Atlantics
SHAHADI WRIGHT JOSEPH – Us
DA’VINE JOY RANDOLPH – Dolemite is My Name
TAYLOR RUSSELL – Waves
JODIE TURNER-SMITH – Queen & Slim

Outstanding First Screenplay
ATLANTICS
THE BOY WHO HARNESSED THE WIND
BURNING CANE
CLEMENCY
QUEEN & SLIM

Outstanding Cinematography
HARRIET 
THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO
QUEEN & SLIM
US
WAVES

Outstanding Costume Design
DOLEMITE IS MY NAME
HARRIET
HUSTLERS
QUEEN & SLIM
US

Outstanding Production Design
DOLEMITE IS MY NAME
HARRIET
THE LION KING
QUEEN & SLIM
US

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Matt Neglia
Matt Negliahttps://nextbestpicture.com/
Obsessed about the Oscars, Criterion Collection and all things film 24/7. Critics Choice Member.

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