Spotlight Starring Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber, Brian d’Arcy James and Stanley Tucci

The National Society of Film Critics chose Spotlight directed by Tom McCarthy, as Best Picture of the Year 2015. Timbuktu directed by Abderrahmane Sissako won the award for Best Foreign Language Film and Amy directed by Asif Kapadia won the award for Best Non-Fiction Film.

Film Heritage Awards were given to the Film Society of Lincoln Center and the programmers Jake Perlin and Michelle Materre, for the series Tell It Like It Is: Black Independents in New York, 1968-1986; the Criterion Collection and L’Immagine Ritrovata for the restoration and packaging of the reconstructed version of The Apu Trilogy by Satyajit Ray; and Association Chaplin for supervising the digital restoration of Charlie Chaplin’s Essanay Films

The Special Citation for a film awaiting American distribution went to One Floor Below, a Romanian film directed by Radu Muntean.

The complete list of 2015 National Society of Film Critics award winners

BEST ACTOR:
Michael B. Jordan (Creed)

BEST ACTRESS:
Charlotte Rampling (45 Years)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR:
Mark Rylance (Bridge of Spies)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS:
Kristen Stewart (Clouds of Sils Maria)

BEST SCREENPLAY:
Spotlight (Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy)

CINEMATOGRAPHY:
Carol (Ed Lachman)

PICTURE:
Spotlight (Tom McCarthy)

DIRECTOR:
Todd Haynes (Carol)

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM:
Timbuktu (Abderrahmane Sissako)

BEST NON-FICTION FILM:
Amy (Asif Kapadia)

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