Ava DuVernay's Middle of Nowhere Wins Big at The African-American Film Critics Association Awards

by Kerensa Cadenas
December 17, 2012 11:40 AM
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Emayatzy Corinealdi in Middle of Nowhere
The African-American Film Critics Association announced their best of 2012 yesterday. Leading with 4 awards is Ava DuVernay’s Middle of Nowhere. Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty was chosen for Best Picture and Sally Field for Best Supporting Actress. Cicely Tyson will be receiving one of their special achievement awards for her career.

They will formally present the honorees during a ceremony on February 8 in Los Angeles.

Here are the women who won awards. You can find the full list linked below.

Best Picture: Zero Dark Thirty

Best Actress: Emayatzy Corinealdi, Middle of Nowhere

Best Supporting Actress: Sally Field, Lincoln

Best Screenplay: Ava DuVernay, Middle of Nowhere

Best Documentary: Versailles '73: American Runway Revolution (tie with The House I Live In)

Best Independent Film: Middle of Nowhere

Best Breakthrough Performer: Quvenzhané Wallis, Beasts of the Southern Wild

Best Music: Kathryn Bostic and Morgan Rhodes, Middle of Nowhere

Special Achievement Awards: Cicely Tyson

Top 10 Films:

Zero Dark Thirty

Middle of Nowhere

2012 African-American Film Critics Awards (Hitfix)

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1 Comment

  • Breena | December 17, 2012 12:12 PMReply

    Smarter than the NAACP Image awards

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