LA LA LAND
LA LA LAND

The New York Film Critics Circle today selected its 2016 award winners, and named LA LA LAND the Best Picture of 2016.  Manchester By The Sea and Moonlight were big winners each snagging 3 awards.

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA won the awards for Best Screenplay for Kenneth Lonergan, Best Actor for Casey Affleck, and Best Supporting Actress for Michelle Williams. MOONLIGHT won the awards for Best Director for Barry Jenkins, Best Supporting Actor for Mahershala Ali, and Best Cinematographer for James Laxton.

2016 New York Film Critics Circle Awards

Best Picture
La La Land

Best Director
Barry Jenkins
MOONLIGHT

Best Screenplay
Kenneth Lonergan
MANCHESTER BY THE SEA

Best Actress
Isabelle Huppert
ELLE & THE THINGS TO COME

Best Actor
Casey Affleck
MANCHESTER BY THE SEA

Best Supporting Actress
Michelle Williams
MANCHESTER BY THE SEA & CERTAIN WOMEN

Best Supporting Actor
Mahershala Ali
MOONLIGHT

Best Cinematographer
James Laxton
MOONLIGHT

Best Animated Film
Zootopia

Best Non-Fiction Film (Documentary)
O.J.: Made in America

Best Foreign Language Film
Toni Erdmann

Best First Film
Kelly Fremon Craig
THE EDGE OF SEVENTEEN

Best First Film
Trey Edward Shults
KRISHA

Special Award
Thelma Schoonmaker & Julie Dash
DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST (25TH ANNIVERSARY RESTORATION)

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