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Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma dominated the North Carolina Film Critics Association (NCFCA) 6th annual Film Awards winning the awards for Best Narrative Film, Best Foreign Language Film, along with Best Director and Best Cinematography for Cuaron.

The NCFCA consists of forty-two professional critics who live in the state or whose work contributes to an outlet based in North Carolina.

2018 North Carolina Film Critics Association Film Awards

The full list of nominees follows. Winners are noted with asterisks (**).

BEST NARRATIVE FILM

**Roma**
Black Panther
BlacKKKlansman
First Man
If Beale Street Could Talk

BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM

**Won’t You Be My Neighbor?**
Free Solo
RBG
Shirkers
Three Identical Strangers

BEST ANIMATED FILM

The Incredibles 2
**Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse**
Isle of Dogs
Ralph Breaks the Internet
Teen Titans Go! To The Movies

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

**Roma**
Burning
Capernaum
Cold War
The Guilty
Shoplifters

BEST DIRECTOR

**Alfonso Cuarón – Roma**
Ethan Coen and Joel Coen – The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Damien Chazelle – First Man
Barry Jenkins – If Beale Street Could Talk
Spike Lee — BlacKKKlansman

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

**Alfonso Cuarón – Roma**
Bruno Delbonnel – The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
James Laxton – If Beale Street Could Talk
Linus Sandgren – First Man
Lukasz Zal – Cold War

BEST ACTOR

**Ethan Hawke – First Reformed**
Christian Bale – Vice
Bradley Cooper – A Star is Born
Rami Malek – Bohemian Rhapsody
John David Washington – BlacKKKlansman

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

**Michael B. Jordan – Black Panther**
Mahershala Ali – Green Book
Adam Driver – BlacKKKlansman
Sam Elliott – A Star is Born
Richard E. Grant – Can You Ever Forgive Me?

BEST ACTRESS

**Olivia Colman – The Favourite**
Yalitza Aparicio – Roma
Toni Collette – Hereditary
Lady Gaga – A Star is Born
Melissa McCarthy – Can You Ever Forgive Me?

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

**Regina King – If Beale Street Could Talk**
Elizabeth Debicki – Widows
Nicole Kidman – Boy Erased
Emma Stone – The Favourite
Rachel Weisz – The Favourite

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

**Deborah Davis, Tony McNamara – The Favourite**
Bo Burnham – Eighth Grade
Alfonso Cuarón – Roma
Boots Riley – Sorry to Bother You
Paul Schrader – First Reformed

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

**Barry Jenkins – If Beale Street Could Talk**
Ryan Coogler, Joe Robert Cole – Black Panther
Nicole Holofcener, Jeff Whitty – Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Eric Roth, Bradley Cooper, Will Fetters – A Star is Born
Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz, Kevin Willmott, Spike Lee – BlacKKKlansman

BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS

**Black Panther**
Avengers: Infinity War
First Man
Mission: Impossible – Fallout
Ready Player One

BEST MUSIC

**A Star is Born**
Annihilation
Black Panther
First Man
If Beale Street Could Talk

KEN HANKE MEMORIAL TAR HEEL AWARD

This award recognizes a film, artists, or performer with a special connection to North Carolina. In 2017, the Tar Heel Award was dedicated to longtime North Carolina film critic Ken Hanke.

**Lucas Hedges (Boy ErasedBen is Back) – UNC School of the Arts**
David Gordon Green and Danny McBride (Halloween) – UNC School of the Arts
Peyton Reed (Ant-Man and the Wasp) – North Carolina native

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