The big winner from the African American Film Critics Association Awards this year was “Us,” which not only took Best Film from the group, but also Best Director and Best Actress. “Dolemite Is My Name” and “Waves” were also represented in multiple wins.

BEST FILM

“Us”

BEST DIRECTOR

Jordan Peele — “Us”

BEST ACTOR

Eddie Murphy — “Dolemite Is My Name”

BEST ACTRESS

Lupita Nyong’o — “Us”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Jamie Foxx — “Just Mercy”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Divine Joy Randolph — “Dolemite Is My Name”

BEST BREAKOUT PERFORMANCE

Kelvin Harrison, Jr. — “Waves”

BEST ANIMATED FILM

“Abominable”

BEST DOCUMENTARY

“The Black Godfather”

BEST FOREIGN FILM

“Parasite”

BEST INDEPENDENT FILM

“The Last Black Man in San Francisco”

BEST SCREENPLAY
Presented with The Black List

“Parasite”
Bong Joon-Ho & Han Jin-Won

IMPACT AWARD

“Queen & Slim”

WE SEE YOU AWARD

Taylor Russell — “Waves”

TOP TEN FILMS

  1. “Us” (Universal Pictures)
  2. “Dolemite Is My Name” (Netflix)
  3. “Just Mercy” (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  4. “Clemency” (Neon)
  5. “The Irishman” (Netflix)
  6. “Queen & Slim” (Universal Pictures)
  7. “Waves” (A24)
  8. TIE “Parasite” (Neon) and “Atlantics” (Netflix)
  9. The Farewell (A24)
  10. “Harriet” (Focus Features)
QUICK LIST

Best Film: “Us”
Best Director:
Jordan Peele — “Us”
Best Actor:
Eddie Murphy “Dolemite Is My Name”
Best Actress:
Lupita Nyong’o — “Us”
Best Supporting Actor:
Jamie Foxx — “Just Mercy”
Best Supporting Actress:
Divine Joy Randolph — “Dolemite Is My Name”
Best Breakout Performance:
Kelvin Harrison, Jr. — “Waves”
Best Animated Film:
“Abominable”
Best Documentary:
“The Black Godfather”
Best Foreign Film:
“Parasite”
Best Independent Film:
“The Last Black Man in San Francisco”
Best Screenplay Presented with The Black List:
Bong Joon-ho, “Parasite”
Impact Award:
“Queen & Slim”
We See You Award:
Taylor Russell — “Waves”

AFRICAN AMERICAN FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION

The African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) actively reviews cinema at-large, with a particular emphasis on films which include the Black experience. The organization creates a platform for movies with universal appeal to the African-American community, while highlighting films produced, written, directed and starring, persons from the African Diaspora. Our members are also involved in our advocacy work that includes programming for students interested in film criticism and journalism. AAFCA members are a geographically diverse cross-section of journalists, covering all genres of the cinematic arts, while representing multiple mediums – including print, TV, radio broadcast and online. Collectively, they have reached a worldwide audience in excess of 100 million

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