The 2018 AAFCA Awards Winners: Black Panther Dominates Honorees

The African American Film Critics Association spreads the love among the Marvel film, BlacKkKlansman, The Hate U Give, and more.

by | December 11, 2018 | Comments

Black Panther
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Marvel Studios’ Black Panther led the pack among the 2018 movies honored by the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA), which were announced Tuesday morning. The superhero movie was named Best Film of the year, Ryan Coogler named Best Director, and  “All The Stars” took out Best Song. Other big winners included The Hate U Give (Best Supporting Actor, Best Breakout Performance), BlacKkKlansman (Best Actor, Best Screenplay), and If Beale Street Could Talk (Best Supporting Actress, Best Independent Film). AAFCA, the largest group of black critics in the world, also named its annual top 10 films, giving some love to A Star Is BornBlindspotting, and Sorry To Bother You. See the full list of winners below.

Best Film: Black Panther (2018) 96%

Best Director: Ryan Coogler, Black Panther (2018) 96%

Best Screenplay:  Charlie Wachtel and David Rabinowitz and Kevin Willmott and Spike Lee –BlacKkKlansman (2018) 96%

Best Actor: John David Washington, BlacKkKlansman (2018) 96%

Best Actress: Regina Hall, Support the Girls (2018) 91%

Best Supporting Actor: Russell Hornsby, The Hate U Give (2018) 97%

Best Supporting Actress: Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk (2019) 95%

Best Breakout Performance: Amandla Stenberg, The Hate U Give (2018) 97%

Best Animated Film: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) 97%

Best Independent Film: If Beale Street Could Talk (2019) 95%

Best Foreign Film: Roma (2018) 95%

Best Documentary: Quincy (2018) 82%

Best Song: “All The Stars”, Black Panther (2018) 96%

Best TV Drama: Queen Sugar 97%

Best TV Comedy: Insecure 96%

Best New Media: “Red Table Talk”

AAFCA’s Full Top Ten List:

1. Black Panther (2018) 96% (Walt Disney Studios)
2. If Beale Street Could Talk (2019) 95% (Annapurna Pictures)
3. The Hate U Give (2018) 97% (20th Century Fox)
4. A Star Is Born (2018) 90% (Warner Bros. Studios)
5. Quincy (2018) 82% (Netflix)
6. Roma (2018) 95% (Netflix)
7. Blindspotting (2018) 94% (Lionsgate)
8. The Favourite (2018) 93% (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
9. Sorry to Bother You (2018) 93% (Annapurna Pictures)
10. Widows (2018) 91% (20th Century Fox)

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