THE FITS
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The San Francisco Film Critics Circle announced the Award nominees for 2016. LA LA LAND, MANCHESTER BY THE SEA and MOONLIGHT are nominated for multiple awards including Best Picture and Best Director. The festival also pays homage to independent films, by honoring THE FITS, KRISHA and PUSHING DEAD with a Special Citation for under-appreciated independent cinema. Winners will be chosen on Sunday, December 11.

2016 San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award Nominations

All nominees are listed alphabetically.

Best Picture
ARRIVAL
HELL OR HIGH WATER
LA LA LAND
MANCHESTER BY THE SEA
MOONLIGHT

Best Director
Damien Chazelle, LA LA LAND
Barry Jenkins, MOONLIGHT
Kenneth Lonergan, MANCHESTER BY THE SEA
Jeff Nichols, LOVING
Denis Villeneuve, ARRIVAL

Best Actor
Casey Affleck, MANCHESTER BY THE SEA
Joel Edgerton, LOVING
Ryan Gosling, LA LA LAND
Tom Hanks, SULLY
Denzel Washington, FENCES

Best Actress
Amy Adams, ARRIVAL
Annette Bening, 20th CENTURY WOMEN
Isabelle Huppert, ELLE
Ruth Negga, LOVING
Natalie Portman, JACKIE

Best Supporting Actor
Mahershala Ali, MOONLIGHT
Jeff Bridges, HELL OR HIGH WATER
Ralph Fiennes, A BIGGER SPLASH
Ben Foster, HELL OR HIGH WATER
Michael Shannon, NOCTURNAL ANIMALS

Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis, FENCES
Greta Gerwig, 20th CENTURY WOMEN
Lily Gladstone, CERTAIN WOMEN
Naomie Harris, MOONLIGHT
Michelle Williams, MANCHESTER BY THE SEA

Best Screenplay, Original
HELL OR HIGH WATER, Taylor Sheridan
LA LA LAND, Damien Chazelle
THE LOBSTER, Yorgos Lanthimos and Efthymis Filippou
MANCHESTER BY THE SEA, Kenneth Lonergan
MOONLIGHT, Barry Jenkins

Best Screenplay, Adapted
ARRIVAL, Eric Heisserer
ELLE, David Birke
THE HANDMAIDEN, Park Chan-wook and Jeong Seo-Gyeong
FENCES, August Wilson
NOCTURNAL ANIMALS, Tom Ford

Best Cinematography
ARRIVAL, Bradford Young
JACKIE, Stephane Fontaine
LA LA LAND, Linus Sandgren
MOONLIGHT, James Laxton
SILENCE, Rodrigo Pietro

Best Production Design
ARRIVAL, Patrice Vermette
THE HANDMAIDEN, Ryu Seong-hee
JACKIE, Jean Rabasse
LA LA LAND, David Wasco
THE WITCH, Craig Lathrop

Best Original Score
ARRIVAL, Johann Johannsson
HELL OR HIGH WATER, Nick Cave and Warren Ellis
JACKIE, Mica Levi
LA LA LAND, Justin Hurwitz
MOONLIGHT, Nicholas Britell

Best Film Editing
ARRIVAL, Joe Walker
HELL OR HIGH WATER, Jake Roberts
LA LA LAND, Tom Cross
MANCHESTER BY THE SEA, Jennifer Lame
MOONLIGHT, Nat Sanders and Joi McMillon

Best Animated Feature
FINDING DORY
KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS
MOANA
THE RED TURTLE
ZOOTOPIA

Best Foreign Language Picture
ELLE
THE HANDMAIDEN
NERUDA
THE SALESMAN
TONI ERDMANN

Best Documentary
13TH
CAMERAPERSON
FIRE AT SEA
I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO
OJ: MADE IN AMERICA

Special Citation for under-appreciated independent cinema
THE FITS
KRISHA
PUSHING DEAD

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