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.
Paula Patton, Roselyn Sanchez, Laz Alonso
Sheryl Lee Ralph