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.
“Marriage Story,” “Parasite,” “JoJo Rabbit,” “The Two Popes,” “Booksmart,” and “Waves” are among the films nominated for St. Louis Film Critics Association’s 2019 awards.
Marriage Story scored Best Actor nominations for Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson; and the Parasite receive Outstanding Performance by a Cast nomination for 26th Screen Actors Guild Awards.
The African American Film Critics Association named its best films of 2019 with “The Black Godfather” winning for Best Documentary, and “The Last Black Man in San Francisco” for Best Independent Film.
Marriage Story leads the nominations for the 77th Golden Globe Awards with 7 nominations including Best Motion Picture Drama, Best Actress for Scarlett Johansson, Best Actor for Adam Driver and Best Supporting Actress for Laura Dern.
The Irishman leads all films with 14 nominations for 25th Critics’ Choice Awards including Best Picture, Robert De Niro for Best Actor, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci for Best Supporting Actor, Martin Scorsese for Best Director.
The nominees announced for 19th Movies for Grownups Awards, with A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, Bombshell, Little Women, Marriage Story, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, The Farewell, The Irishman, and The Two Popes contending for Best Picture/Best Movie.
Austin Film Festival & Writers Conference announced the schedule of films and panels for the 26th Festival, including Yellow Rose, starring Austin native Dale Watson,and Honey Boy, from a screenplay by Shia LaBeouf.
Four new Spotlight Films that are soon to be Awards Season favorites will be screened at the 30th New Orleans Film Festival.
Just Mercy directed by Destin Daniel Cretton and starring Jamie Foxx, Michael B. Jordan, Brie Larson, won the Overall Audience Award at the Mill Valley Film Festival 2019.
Destin Daniel Cretton’s JUST MERCY starring Michael B. Jordan will open the 28th Philadelphia Film Festival, with the outlandish mystery film, KNIVES OUT closing the festival.
The 2019 Indie Memphis Film Festival features work from up-and-coming filmmakers, as well as festival hits with HARRIET, based on life of freedom fighter, Harriet Tubman, as opening night film.
The 22nd SCAD Savannah Film Festival, presented by Savannah College of Art and Design, will kick off with The Aeronauts, and showcase a record total of 159 films.