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The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) has named Get Out the best film of 2017 along with Best Director and Best Screenplay for Jordan Peele.  Other winners include Best Actress to Frances McDormand for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Best Independent film for Crown Heights; Best Documentary for Step; and Best Foreign film for The Wound.

The AAFCA Awards will take place on February 7, 2018 at the Taglyan Complex in Hollywood.

2017 African American Film Critics Association Awards

BEST PICTURE
GET OUT (Universal Pictures)

BEST DIRECTOR
JORDAN PEELE – GET OUT (Universal Pictures)

BEST ACTOR
DANIEL KALUUYA – GET OUT (Universal Pictures)

BEST ACTRESS
FRANCES McDORMAND – THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING MISSOURI (Fox Searchlight)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
LAURENCE FISHBURNE – LAST FLAG FLYING (Amazon Studios/Lionsgate)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
TIFFANY HADDISH – GIRLS TRIP (Universal Pictures)

BEST COMEDY
GIRLS TRIP (Universal Pictures)

BEST ENSEMBLE
DETROIT (Annapurna Pictures)

BEST INDEPENDENT
CROWN HEIGHTS (Amazon Studios/IFC Films)

BEST ANIMATED
COCO (Disney/Pixar)

BEST DOCUMENTARY
STEP (Fox Searchlight)

BEST FOREIGN
THE WOUND (Kino Lorber)

BEST SCREENPLAY
GET OUT (Universal Pictures)

BEST SONG
“IT AINT FAIR” – DETROIT – THE ROOTS featuring BILAL (Motown Records)

BEST NEW MEDIA
MUDBOUND (Netflix)

BEST TV SERIES (COMEDY)
BLACK-ISH (ABC)

BEST TV SERIES (DRAMA)
QUEEN SUGAR (OWN)

BREAKOUT
LAKEITH STANFIELD – CROWN HEIGHTS (Amazon Studios/IFC Films)

TOP 10 FILMS

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

TOP 10 TV PROGRAMS

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

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