Stars arrived in droves to the Taglyan Theater in Hollywood on Wednesday night for the 2018 African American Film Critics Association Awards.
It was a big night for Black power players in Hollywood, including Ava DuVernay, Jordan Peele and Spike Lee, who were all acknowledged during the night’s festivities.
DuVernay nabbed a trophy for Best TV Series/Drama for Queen Sugar, meanwhile, Peele took home the award for Best Director, Best Film for Get Out. “There was a film that we were asking for, begging for, that wasn’t there for us, ” Jordan told the crowd during his acceptance speech.
AAFCA also honored Rob Reiner, who was the recipient of the Stanley Kramer Award for Social Justice.
See below for a full list of winners:
Best Picture: Get Out
Best Director: Jordan Peele, Get Out
Best Actor: Daniel Kaluuya, Get Out
Best Actress: Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Best Supporting Actor: Laurence Fishburne, Last Flag Flying
Best Supporting Actress: Tiffany Haddish, Girls Trip
Best Comedy: Girls Trip
Best Ensemble: Detroit
Best Independent: Crown Heights
Best Animated: Coco
Best Documentary: Step
Best Foreign: The Wound
Best Screenplay: Get Out
Best Song: “It Ain’t Fair” by The Roots, Detroit
Best New Media: Mudbound
Best TV Comedy Series: Black-ish
Best TV Drama Series: Queen Sugar
Breakout: Lakeith Stanfield, Crown Heights
AAFCA TOP 10 FILMS OF 2017
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Call Me by Your Name
The Shape of Water
AAFCA TOP 10 TV PROGRAMS – 2017
Master of None
The Handmaid’s Tale
Dear White People
She’s Gotta Have It
The Defiant Ones
See photos below from the big night.
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