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Indiana Film Journalists Association (IFJA) awards ‘The Hate U Give,’ ‘Suspiria,’ ‘Sorry to Bother You’

Amandla Stenberg in The Hate U Give

The Indiana Film Journalists Associations (IFJA) has awarded George Tillman Jr.’s The Hate U Give as the Best Film of 2018 and its star, Amandla Stenberg, as Best Actress. The film’s screenplay, by the late Audrey Wells, was named Best Adapted Screenplay.

Other winners included Thom Yorke’s score for Suspiria, Boots Riley’s Sorry to Bother You for the Original Vision Award and Josh Brolin for Best Vocal/Motion Capture Performance for his work as Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War.

Here is the full list of winners and runners-up.

BEST FILM 
Winner: “The Hate U Give”
Runner-Up: “Paddington 2”

Other Finalists (listed alphabetically):
“Black Panther”
“Eighth Grade”
“First Reformed”
“The Rider”
“Roma”
“Sorry to Bother You”
“A Star Is Born”
“You Were Never Really Here”

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
Winner: “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”
Runner-Up: “Isle of Dogs”

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM 
Winner: “Roma”
Runner-Up: “Cold War”

BEST DOCUMENTARY
Winner: “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”
Runner-Up: “Minding the Gap”

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Winner: Paul Schrader, “First Reformed”
Runner-Up: Bo Burnham, “Eighth Grade”

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Winner: Audrey Wells, “The Hate U Give”
Runner-Up: Eric Roth, Bradley Cooper, and Will Fetters, “A Star Is Born”

BEST DIRECTOR 
Winner: Alfonso Cuarón, “Roma”
Runner-Up: Lynne Ramsay, “You Were Never Really Here”

BEST ACTRESS
Winner: Amandla Stenberg, “The Hate U Give”
Runner-Up: Lady Gaga, “A Star Is Born”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Winner: Regina King, “If Beale Street Could Talk”
Runner-Up: Olivia Colman, “The Favourite”

BEST ACTOR
Winner: Ethan Hawke, “First Reformed” 
Runner-Up: Bradley Cooper, “A Star Is Born”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Winner: Sam Elliott, “A Star Is Born”
Runner-Up: Jonah Hill, “Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot”

BEST VOCAL / MOTION CAPTURE PERFORMANCE 
Winner: Josh Brolin, “Avengers: Infinity War”
Runner-Up: Ben Whishaw, “Paddington 2”

BEST ENSEMBLE ACTING
Winner: “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs”
Runner-Up: “BlacKkKlansman”

BEST MUSICAL SCORE
Winner: Thom Yorke, “Suspiria”
Runner-Up: Jonny Greenwood, “You Were Never Really Here”

BREAKOUT OF THE YEAR
Winner: Chloé Zhao, “The Rider” (writer-director)
Runner-Up: Elsie Fisher, “Eighth Grade” (actress)

ORIGINAL VISION AWARD
Winner: “Sorry to Bother You”
Runner-Up: “Eighth Grade”

THE HOOSIER AWARD
Winner: “Dead Man’s Line: The True Story of Tony Kiritsis”

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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