Moonlight directed by Barry Jenkins, was named best film of 2016 by the National Society of Film Critics.
NAME OF FILM: MOONLIGHT (2016)
DIRECTOR(S): Barry Jenkins
STARRING: Naomie Harris, Mahershala Ali, Trevante Rhodes, André Holland and Janelle Monáe
GENRE: Drama Film
SYNOPSIS: A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, “Moonlight” chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world. A groundbreaking piece of cinema that reverberates with deep compassion and universal truths. Anchored by extraordinary performances from a tremendous ensemble cast, Jenkins’s staggering, singular vision is profoundly moving in its portrayal of the moments, people, and unknowable forces that shape our lives and make us who we are.
The American Film Institute (AFI) celebrated the creative ensembles behind the year’s most outstanding storytelling in film
The Writers Guild of America (WGA) today announced the nominations for Original, Adapted and Documentary screenplays for the 2017 WGA Awards, set to take place in simultaneous ceremonies in New York and Los Angeles on February 19.
The Casting Society of America (CSA) announced the nominations for its 32nd Annual Artios Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Casting in Feature Film Categories.
The nominations were announced today for the 67th Annual ACE EDDIE Awards, recognizing the best editing of the year in film, television and documentaries.
Every year International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) examines relevant societal themes with films, debates, special guests and side programs. This year, the themed programs for 2017 have been combined into the Perspectives section.
Moonlight was voted Best Film of 2016 by the Black Film Critics Circle (BFCC); Barry Jenkins was also named Best Director for Moonlight.
Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Lobster grabbed the Best Film honors at the 2016 Florida Film Critics Circle awards
Here are the winners of the International Press Academy’s 21st Annual Satellite Awards, La La Land and Manchester by the Sea won the award for Best Film.
The Southeastern Film Critics Association has named “Moonlight” the best film of 2016.
Moonlight is the big winner in this year’s 10th Alliance of Women Film Journalists (AWFJ) EDA Awards, winning awards in seven categories.
Barry Jenkins’ drama Moonlight and Whit Stillman’s comedy Love & Friendship lead the nominations for the 37th London Critics’ Circle Film Awards, garnering seven nominations each. Both are up for Film of the Year, as well as multiple acting honors.
Kenneth Lonergan’s Manchester by the Sea dominated the Vancouver Film Critics Circle’s international awards, taking home Best Picture, Best Actor for Casey Affleck
Damien Chazelle’s La La Land swept the 2016 St. Louis Film Critics Association awards, winning 6 awards including Best Film, Best Director for Damien Chazelle, Best Cinematography, Best Music Score, Best Song and Best Scene.
Barry Jenkins’s “Moonlight,” was named the winner of the Chicago Film Critics Association’s award for the Best Picture of 2016 in a ceremony held last night.
Mahershala Ali with be honored with the Breakthrough Performance Award for his role in Moonlight at the Film Awards Gala of the upcoming 28th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF).
Nominees for the 23rd Screen Actors Guild Awards® for outstanding individual, cast and ensemble performances in film of 2016, were announced this morning and MANCHESTER BY THE SEA lead with four nominations
145 Film Scores are Eligible for Nominations in the Original Score Category for the 89th Academy Awards
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 145 scores from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2016 are in contention for nominations in the Original Score category for the 89th Academy Awards®.
Film Comment magazine’s annual end-of-year survey was released today with Maren Ade’s Toni Erdmann, Barry Jenkins’s Moonlight, and Paul Verhoeven’s Elle taking the top spots among films released in 2016.
The nominees for the 48th NAACP Image Awards were announced today with Moonlight and The Birth of a Nation among the top films, with 6 nominations each including Outstanding Motion Picture, Outstanding Independent Motion Picture
The Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association voted MOONLIGHT as the best film of 2016, according to the results of its 23rd annual critics’ poll released today.
The African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) announced its 2016 award winners and named Moonlight the Best Picture, along with Best Director honors for Barry Jenkins
The New York Film Critics Online also fell for Moonlight, naming the film the Best Picture of 2016, in addition to Director and Screenplay honors for Barry Jenkins
The Toronto Film Critics Association (TFCA) awarded Best Picture of 2016 award to Moonlight, directed by Barry Jenkins.