The Giverny Document (Single Channel) by Ja’Tovia M. Gary
The Giverny Document (Single Channel) by Ja’Tovia M. Gary

The Los Angeles Film Critics Association named Bong Joon-ho‘s Parasite as Best Picture of 2019 along with Best Director for Joon-ho and Best Supporting Actor for Song Kang Ho, with Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman as runner-up in all three categories.

Best Foreign-Language film went to the Pedro Almodóvar’s Spanish drama Pain and Glory along with Best Actor for Antonio Banderas. American Factory directed by‎ Julia Reichert‎ and ‎Steven Bognar won Best Documentary/Non-Fiction Film.

Other awards include Joe Talbot, Jimmie Fails and Jonathan Majors won the New Generation Award for The Last Black Man in San Francisco; and Ja’Tovia Gary’s The Giverny Document received The Douglas Edwards Experimental/Independent Film/Video Award.

The Los Angeles Film Critics Association chose legendary actress/writer/director Elaine May as the recipient of this year’s Career Achievement Award, to be given at the organization’s annual awards dinner on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, at the InterContinental Hotel in Century City.

45TH ANNUAL LOS ANGELES FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION AWARDS

BEST PICTURE

WINNER: “PARASITE”
RUNNER UP: “THE IRISHMAN”

BEST DIRECTOR

WINNER: BONG JOON HO “PARASITE”
RUNNER UP: MARTIN SCORSESE “THE IRISHMAN”

BEST ACTOR

WINNER: ANTONIO BANDERAS “PAIN AND GLORY”
RUNNER UP: ADAM DRIVER “MARRIAGE STORY”

BEST ACTRESS

WINNER: MARY KAY PLACE “DIANE”
RUNNER UP: LUPITA NYONG’O “US”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

WINNER: SONG KANG HO “PARASITE”
RUNNER UP: JOE PESCI “THE IRISHMAN”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

WINNER: JENNIFER LOPEZ “HUSTLERS”
RUNNER UP: ZHAO SHUZHEN “THE FAREWELL”

BEST SCREENPLAY

WINNER: NOAH BAUMBACH “MARRIAGE STORY”
RUNNER UP: BONG JOON HO & JIN WON HAN “PARASITE”

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

WINNER: CLAIRE MATHON “PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE” & “ATLANTICS”
RUNNER UP: ROGER DEAKINS “1917”

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

WINNER: BARBARA LING “ONCE UPON A TIME… IN HOLLYWOOD”
RUNNER UP: LEE HA JUN “PARASITE”

BEST EDITING

WINNER: TODD DOUGLAS MILLER “APOLLO 11”
RUNNER UP: RONALD BRONSTEIN & BENNY SAFDIE “UNCUT GEMS”

BEST MUSIC SCORE

WINNER: DAN LEVY “I LOST MY BODY”
RUNNER UP: THOMAS NEWMAN “1917”

BEST FOREIGN-LANGUAGE FILM

WINNER: “PAIN AND GLORY”
RUNNER UP: “PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE”

BEST DOCUMENTARY/NON-FICTION FILM

WINNER: “AMERICAN FACTORY”
RUNNER UP: “APOLLO 11”

BEST ANIMATION

WINNER: “I LOST MY BODY”
RUNNER UP: “TOY STORY 4”

NEW GENERATION AWARD

JOE TALBOT, JIMMIE FAILS & JONATHAN MAJORS
“THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO”

CAREER ACHIEVEMENT

ELAINE MAY

THE DOUGLAS EDWARDS EXPERIMENTAL/ INDEPENDENT FILM/VIDEO AWARD

JA’TOVIA GARY’S THE GIVERNY DOCUMENT

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