'Get Out' Named Best Film by African American Film Critics Association
Daniel Kaluuya, Frances McDormand, Laurence Fishburne, Tiffany Haddish and Lakeith Stanfield also earned acting nods.
The African American Film Critics Association has unveiled its picks for the top films and TV series of the year, bestowing Get Out with the award for best picture of 2017. Jordan Peele's horror-comedy also earned the awards for best directing, screenplay and actor (Daniel Kaluuya).
The world’s largest group of professional Black film critics also gave acting nods to Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri's Frances McDormand, Last Flag Flying's Laurence Fishburne, Girls Trip's Tiffany Haddish and Crown Heights' Lakeith Stanfield. Gook, Coco, Detroit, Step and Mudbound were also among the recognized films. ABC's Black-ish and OWN's Queen Sugar were named the top TV shows of the year.
The 2018 AAFCA Awards include a special achievement luncheon Feb. 3 at the California Yacht Club and an awards ceremony Feb. 7 at the Taglyan Complex in Hollywood. See the full list of winners below.
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