The Black Film Critics Circle awarded “Dolemite Is My Name” with four awards, including Best Film, Eddie Murphy for Best Actor, Da’Vine Joy Randolph for Best Supporting Actress, and Best Ensemble. They also awarded “The Irishman” and “Parasite” with some honors as well.

BEST FILM

“Dolemite Is My Name”

BEST DIRECTOR
(TIE)

Martin Scorsese
“The Irishman”
&
Kasi Lemmons
“Harriet”

BEST ACTOR

Eddie Murphy
“Dolemite Is My Name”

BEST ACTRESS

Lupita Nyong’o
“Us”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Brad Pitt
“Once Upon A Time In Hollywood”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Da’Vine Joy Randolph
“Dolemite Is My Name”

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

“Queen & Slim”
Lena Waithe

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

“The Irishman”
Steven Zaillian

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

“1917”
Roger Deakins

BEST FOREIGN FILM

“Parasite”

BEST DOCUMENTARY

“Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am”

BEST ANIMATED FILM

“I Lost My Body”

BEST ENSEMBLE

“Dolemite Is My Name”

PIONEER AWARD

Ruth E. Carter

RISING STAR

Kelvin J. Harrison

SPECIAL MENTION

Lloyd ‘Kam’ Williams

TOP TEN FILMS OF 2019

  1. “Dolemite Is My Name”
  2. “Parasite”
  3. “Queen & Slim”
  4. “The Irishman”
  5. “1917”
  6. “Us”
  7. “Harriet”
  8. “Midsommar”
  9. “Marriage Story”
  10. “Joker”
QUICK LIST

Best Film: “Dolemite Is My Name”
Best Director (TIE): Martin Scorsese — “The Irishman” & Kasi Lemmons — “Harriet”
Best Actor: Eddie Murphy — “Dolemite Is My Name”
Best Actress: Lupita Nyong’o — “Us”
Best Supporting Actor: Brad Pitt — “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood”
Best Supporting Actress: Da’Vine Joy Randolph — “Dolemite Is My Name”
Best Original Screenplay: “Queen & Slim” — Lena Waithe
Best Adapted Screenplay: “The Irishman” — Steven Zaillian
Best Cinematography: “1917” — Roger Deakins
Best Foreign Film: “Parasite”
Best Documentary: “Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am”
Best Animated Film: “I Lost My Body”
Best Ensemble: “Dolemite Is My Name”
Pioneer Award: Ruth E Carter
Rising Star: Kelvin J. Harrison
Special Mention: Lloyd ‘Kam’ Williams

Black Film Critics Circle

Founded in 2010, the Black Film Critics Circle is a membership organization comprised of film critics of color from daily newspapers, weekly newspapers, magazines, radio, television, and qualifying on-line publications. The organization is dedicated to honoring excellence of professionals in the theatrical motion picture industry in U.S. and World Cinema. Its mission is to celebrate contributions and achievements in film by people of the black Diaspora who work in front of and behind the camera, maintain the integrity of a true Critics organization and advance a collective vision of journalists of the black Diaspora.

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