5th Annual Black Film Critics Circle Awards

The Black Film Critics Circle (BFCC) announced their awards on December 18th, 2013 with giving away the Best Film award to 12 Years a Slavedirected and co-produced by Steve McQueen who also won the Best Director award.

Last year, 6 BFCC winners won the Oscars, i.e. Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Original Screenplay, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Cinematography.

Best Picture: 12 Years a Slave

Best Director: Steve McQueen for 12 Years a Slave

Best Actor: Chiwetel Ejiofor for 12 Years a Slave

Best Actress: Brie Larson for Short Term 12

Best Supporting Actor: Jared Leto for Dallas Buyers Club

Best Supporting Actress: Lupita Nyong’o for 12 Years a Slave

Best Original Screenplay: David O. Russell and Eric Singer for American Hustle

Best Adapted Screenplay: John Ridley for 12 Years a Slave

Best Documentary: 20 Feet From Stardom

Best Animated Film: Frozen

Best Cinematography: Gravity

Best Foreign Film: Blue is the Warmest Color

Best Ensemble: 12 Years a Slave