AAFCA Awards 2017 Winners!

Girls Trip: Best Comedy and Best Supporting Actress (Tiffany Haddish) (pictured)Get Out: Best Picture, Best Screenplay, Best Director (Jordan Peele), and Best Actor (Daniel Kaluuya)Crown Height: Best Independent, Brekout (Lakeith Stanfield) (Pictured)Black-ish: Best Comedy SeriesDetroit: Best Ensemble; Best Song - It Ain't Fair - The Roots feat. BilalStep: Best DocumentaryMudbound: Best New MediaQueen Sugar: Best TV Drama

Get Out Sweeps the 2017 African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) Awards!

The winners of the 2017 African American Film Critics Asociation Awards have been announced. An award show dedicated to the contributions of African-Americans in film and television. This year AAFCA honored the best and brightest stars in Hollywood!

Movie Review: Hidden Figures

This year Jordan Peele and his hit film Get Out earn the top prize for best director and film. However, films like Girl’s Trip and Pixar’s Coco also win big at the ceremony.

Movie Review: Detroit

Get out joins the likes of Straight Outta Compton and Moonlight for the title of Best Picture. Despite many other award shows may have snubbed these films, the AACFA honors these works.

In addition to films, the AAFCA honors television programs. Shows such as Queen Sugar and Insecure were honored for their stellar work.

Check out the full list of winners below. The official ceremony will be held January 13 2018.

The following complete list of 2017 AAFCA Awards winners. 
  1. BEST PICTURE: GET OUT (Universal Pictures)
  2. BEST DIRECTOR: JORDAN PEELE – GET OUT (Universal Pictures)
  3. BEST ACTOR: DANIEL KALUUYA – GET OUT (Universal Pictures)
  4. BEST ACTRESS: FRANCES McDORMAND – THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING MISSOURI (Fox Searchlight)
  5. BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR: LAURENCE FISHBURNE – LAST FLAG FLYING (Amazon Studios/Lionsgate)
  6. BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS: TIFFANY HADDISH – GIRLS TRIP (Universal Pictures)
  7. BEST COMEDY: GIRLS TRIP (Universal Pictures)
  8. BEST ENSEMBLE: DETROIT (Annapurna Pictures)
  9. BEST INDEPENDENT: CROWN HEIGHTS (Amazon Studios/IFC Films)
  10. BEST ANIMATED: COCO (Disney/Pixar)
  11. BEST DOCUMENTARY: STEP (Fox Searchlight)
  12. BEST FOREIGN: THE WOUND (Kino Lorber)
  13. BEST SCREENPLAY: GET OUT (Universal Pictures)
  14. BEST SONG: “IT AINT FAIR” – DETROIT – THE ROOTS featuring BILAL (Motown Records)
  15. BEST NEW MEDIA: MUDBOUND (Netflix)
  16. BEST TV SERIES (COMEDY): BLACKISH (ABC)
  17. BEST TV SERIES (DRAMA): QUEEN SUGAR (OWN)
  18. BREAKOUT: LAKEITH STANFIELD – CROWN HEIGHTS (Amazon Studios/IFC Films)

AAFCA TOP 10 FILMS OF 2017

  1. GET OUT (Universal Pictures)
  2. THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING MISSOURI (Fox Searchlight)
  3. COCO (Disney/Pixar)
  4. GIRLS TRIP (Universal Pictures)
  5. DETROIT (Annapurna Pictures)
  6. CALL ME BY YOUR NAME (Sony Pictures Classics)
  7. THE SHAPE OF WATER (Fox Searchlight)
  8. GOOK (Samuel Goldwyn Films)
  9. CROWN HEIGHTS (Amazon Studios/IFC Films)
  10.  MARSHALL (Open Road Films)

AAFCA TOP 10 TV PROGRAMS – 2017

  1. QUEEN SUGAR: Season 2 (OWN)
  2. UNDERGROUND: Season 2 (WGN)
  3. INSECURE: Season 2 (HBO)
  4. MASTER OF NONE: Season 2 (Netflix)
  5. BLACK-ISH: Season 4 (ABC)
  6. THE HANDMAID’S TALE: Season 1 (Hulu)
  7. DEAR WHITE PEOPLE: Season 1 (Netflix)
  8. SHE’S GOTTA HAVE IT: Season 1 (Netflix)
  9.  THE DEFIANT ONES (HBO)
  10. TIE: GUERILLA/SNOWFALL: Season 1 (Showtime/FX)