7th Annual Excellent Dynamic Activism Awards

The Alliance of Women Film Journalists (AWFJ) announced its 7th Excellent Dynamic Activism (EDA) awards in January 2013 with giving away the Best Picture award to ZERO DARK THIRTY, directed and co-produced by Kathryn Bigelow who also won the Best Director award.

Here is the complete list of winners:

Best Picture: Zero Dark Thirty

Best Director: Kathryn Bigelow (Zero Dark Thirty)

Best Actress: Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty)

Best Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln)

Best Supporting Actress: Anne Hathaway (Les Misérables)

Best Supporting Actor: Philip Seymour Hoffman (The Master)

Best Original Screenplay: Mark Boal (Zero Dark Thirty)

Best Adapted Screenplay: Chris Terrio (Argo)

Best Non-English-Language Film: Amour

Best Documentary: Searching For Sugar Man

Best Animated Film: ParaNorman

Best Ensemble Cast: Silver Linings Playbook

Best Cinematography: Claudio Miranda (Life of Pi)

Best Editing: William Goldenberg and Dylan Tichenor (Zero Dark Thirty)

Best Film Music or Score: Dan Romer and Benh Zeitlin (Beasts of the Southern Wild)

Best Woman Director: Kathryn Bigelow (Zero Dark Thirty)

Best Woman Screenwriter: Lucy Alibar (with Benh Zeitlin) (Beasts of the Southern Wild)

Best Breakthrough Performance: Quvenzhané Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild)

Kick-Ass Award For Best Female Action Star: Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games)

Best Animated Female: Kelly Macdonald (Brave)

Actress Defying Age and Ageism: Judi Dench (Skyfall)

AWFJ Award for Humanitarian Activism: Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty)

Outstanding Achievement By A Woman In The Film Industry: Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady (Detropia), Lauren Greenfield (Queen of Versailles), Alison Klayman (Ai Weiwei Never Sorry) and Sarah Burns (The Central Park Five)

AWFJ Hall Of Shame Award: Sean Anders (That’s My Boy)

Actress Most in Need Of A New Agent (TIE): Katherine Heigl (One For The Money); Reese Witherspoon (This Means War)

Movie You Wanted To Love But Just Couldn’t: Anna Karenina

Unforgettable Moment (TIE): Anne Hathaway singing “I Dreamed A Dream” in Les Miserables; Jessica Chastain saying, “I’m the mother…” in Zero Dark Thirty

Best Depiction Of Nudity, Sexuality, or Seduction: Helen Hunt and John Hawkes (The Sessions)

Sequel or Remake That Shouldn’t Have Been Made (TIE): Red Dawn; Total Recall

Most Egregious Age Difference Between The Leading Man and The Love Interest: Denzel Washington and Kelly Reilly and Nadine Velazquez (Flight)

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