Just Mercy starring Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx won top film honors at the 51st NAACP Image Awards, receiving the award for Outstanding Motion Picture.
NAME OF FILM: HARRIET (2019)
DIRECTOR(S): Kasi Lemmons
STARRING: Harriet Tubman
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, Harriet tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.
“Parasite” won the most awards with five, including Best Picture for the Latino Entertainment Journalists’ 2019 Latino Entertainment Film Awards.
Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood and Parasite lead the nominations for the the 24th Annual Online Film & Television Association (OFTA) Film awards.
The 2020 Athena Film Festival will open with the NY premiere of I Am Woman by Unjoo Moon and starring Tilda Cobham-Hervey as singer-songwriter Helen Reddy,
Nominations were announced for the 92nd Oscars with indie films American Factory, For Sama, and the short film St. Louis Superman, receiving nominations.
The Irishman, The Farewell, ‘Pain and Glory,’ Harriet, and Marriage Story, are among the films honored at the AARP’s 19th Movies for Grownups Awards.
The nominees for the 51st NAACP Image Awards were announced today with Harriet, Clemency, Waves and The Apollo among the films receiving nominations.
Latino Entertainment Journalists Association announced the nominations for the second Latino Entertainment Film Awards. Nominees include “Monos,” “Parasite,” and “The Two Popes.”
Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood leads the nominations for the Music City Film Critics’ Association 2019 Film Awards with 9 nominations.
Greta Gerwig’s adaptation of Little Women leads the nominations for the Chicago Indie Critics fourth annual film awards with eight nominations.
Cynthia Erivo who plays Harriet Tubman in the biopic Harriet, will receive the Breakthrough Performance Award at the 31st Palm Springs International Film Festival.
The American Black Film Festival Honors announced the nominees for its “Movie of the Year” award including The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Just Mercy and Harriet.