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African-American Film Critics Association winners (AAFCA): ‘Black Panther,’ ‘Beale Street,’ ‘BlacKkKlansman’

Black Panther

Black Panther, the highest grossing film of the year and Marvel’s top-grossing domestic film, is the African-American Film Critics Association’s Best Film of 2018. 

The comic book juggernaut also earned Best Director kudos for Ryan Coogler and Best Song for “All the Stars.’

John David Washington was named Best Actor for BlacKkKlansman and the film’s writers – Charlie Wachtel & David Rabinowitz and Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee – landed the Best Screenplay prize. 

Other multiple winners included If Beale Street Could Talk (Supporting Actress – Regina King, Independent Film) and The Hate U Give (Supporting Actor – Russell Hornsby, Breakout Performance – Amandla Stenberg). 

Queen Sugar and Insecure were the series winners for television. 

Here is the full list.  

Best Film: Black Panther
Best Director: Ryan Coogler – Black Panther
Best Screenplay: Charlie Wachtel & David Rabinowitz and Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee – BlacKkKlansman
Best Actor: John David Washington – BlacKkKlansman
Best Actress: Regina Hall – Support the Girls
Best Supporting Actor: Russell Hornsby – The Hate U Give
Best Supporting Actress: Regina King – If Beale Street Could Talk
Best Breakout Performance: Amandla Stenberg – The Hate U Give
Best Animated Film: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Best Independent Film: If Beale Street Could Talk
Best Foreign Film: Roma
Best Documentary: Quincy
Best Song: “All The Stars” – Black Panther
Best New Media: Red Table Talk
Best TV Drama: Queen Sugar
Best TV Comedy: Insecure

AAFCA’s Top Ten Films
Black Panther (Walt Disney)
If Beale Street Could Talk (Annapurna)
The Hate U Give (20th Century Fox)
A Star is Born (Warner Bros.)
Quincy (Netflix)
Roma (Netflix)
Blindspotting (Lionsgate)
The Favourite (Fox Searchlight)
Sorry to Bother You (Annapurna)
Widows (20th Century Fox)

About Erik Anderson

Erik thanks his mother for his love of all things Oscar, having watched the Academy Awards together since he was in the single digits; making lists, rankings and predictions throughout the show. This led him down the path to obsessing about awards. Much later, he found himself at GoldDerby, led by Tom O’Neill and then migrated over to Oscarwatch (now AwardsDaily), headed up by Sasha Stone before breaking off to create AwardsWatch. He is a member of the International Cinephile Society, GALECA (The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics), the International Press Academy and is the founder/owner of AwardsWatch.

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