Thursday, September 29, 2022

The 8th Annual African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) Awards Winners

By Matt Neglia There’s no shortage of diverse films to choose from this year as the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) have announced their winners for the best in film for 2016 with an awesome set of choices.

​Click below to see the winners.
BEST PICTURE – MOONLIGHT

BEST DIRECTOR – BARRY JENKINS, MOONLIGHT

BEST ACTOR – DENZEL WASHINGTON, FENCES

BEST ACTRESS – RUTH NEGA, LOVING

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR – MAHERSHALA ALI, MOONLIGHT 

​BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS – VIOLA DAVIS, FENCES

BEST ENSEMBLE – THE CAST OF HIDDEN FIGURES

BREAKOUT PERFORMANCE 2017 – JANELLE MONAE, MOONLIGHT AND HIDDEN FIGURES

BEST INDEPENEDENT FILM – MOONLIGHT

BEST ANIMATION FILM – ZOOTOPIA

BEST SONG – “VICTORY” from HIDDEN FIGURES

BEST DOCUMENTARY – 13th

BEST FOREIGN FILM – TANNA

BEST SCREENPLAY – AUGUST WILSON, FENCES

TOP 10 FILMS OF THE YEAR:

1.       MOONLIGHT 
2.      FENCES
3.      HIDDEN FIGURES  
4.      LION
5.      LALA LAND 
6.      BIRTH OF A NATION
7.      LOVING
8.      MANCHESTER BY THE SEA 
9.      HELL OR HIGH WATER 
10.    QUEEN OF KATWE You can follow Matt and hear more of his thoughts on the Oscars and Film on Twitter at @NextBestPicture

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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