Daily | African-American Film Critics Honor 12 YEARS

Lupita Nyong'o in '12 Years a Slave'

Lupita Nyong’o in ’12 Years a Slave’

The African-American Film Critics Association, which turns ten this year, has picked its winners.

Best Picture: 12 Years a Slave.

Best Director: Steve McQueen for 12 Years a Slave.

Best Actor: Forest Whitaker for Lee Daniels’ The Butler.

Best Actress: Sandra Bullock for Gravity.

Best Supporting Actor: Jared Leto for Dallas Buyers Club.

Best Supporting Actress: Oprah Winfrey for Lee Daniels’ The Butler.

Best Screenplay: John Ridley for 12 Years a Slave.

Best World Cinema: Mother of George.

Best Animated Film: Frozen.

Best Documentary: American Promise.

Best Independent Film: Fruitvale Station.

Best Breakout Performance: Lupita Nyong’o for 12 Years a Slave.

Best Music: Raphael Saadiq for Black Nativity.

TOP 10 FILMS OF 2013

1. 12 Years a Slave.
2. Lee Daniels’ The Butler.
3. Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.
4. American Hustle.
5. Gravity.
6. Fruitvale Station.
7. Dallas Buyers Club.
8. Saving Mr. Banks.
9. Out of the Furnace.
10. 42.

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