‘Get Out’ Wins Big With African American Film Critics Association

Jordan Peele’s film won four awards, including picture, actor and director; Frances McDormand, Laurence Fishburne and Tiffany Haddish win other acting prizes

Last Updated: December 12, 2017 @ 11:39 AM

Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” dominated the awards handed out by the African American Film Critics Association, which announced its 2017 winners on Tuesday.

Jordan Peele’s socially-conscious thriller was named the best picture of the year, and also won awards for Daniel Kaluuya for best actor and Peele for best director and best screenplay.

Other winners included Frances McDormand, best actress for “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”; Laurence Fishburne and Tiffany Haddish, best supporting actor and actress for “Last Flag Flying” and “Girls Trip,” respectively; “Detroit,” best ensemble; and “Crown Heights,” best independent film.

Animation, documentary and foreign-film awards went to “Coco,” “Step” and “The Wound.”

The full list of AAFCA winners:

Best Picture: “Get Out”
Best Director: Jordan Peele, “Get Out”
Best Actor: Daniel Kaluuya, “Get Out”
Best Actress: Frances McDormand, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
Best Supporting Actor: Laurence Fishburne, “Last Flag Flying”
Best Supporting Actress: Tiffany Haddish, “Girls Trip”
Best Comedy: “Girls Trip”
Best Ensemble: “Detroit”
Best Independent: “Crown Heights”
Best Animated: “Coco”
Best Documentary: “Step”
Best Foreign: “Wound”
Best Screenplay: “Get Out”
Best Song: “It Ain’t Fair” from “Detroit,” the Roots featuring Bilal
Best New Media: “Mudbound”
Best TV Series (Comedy): “black-ish”
Best TV Series (Drama): “Queen Sugar”
Breakout: Lakeith Stanfield, “Crown Heights”

AAFCA Top 10 Films of 2017
1. “Get Out”
2. “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
3. “Coco”
4. “Girls Trip”
5. “Detroit”
6. “Call Me by Your Name”
7. “The Shape of Water”
8. “Gook”
9. “Crown Heights”
10. “Marshall”

AAFCA Top 10 TV Programs of 2017
1. “Queen Sugar”
2. “Underground”
3. “Insecure”
4. “Master of None”
5. “black-ish”
6. “The Handmaid’s Tale”
7. “Dear White People”
8. “She’s Gotta Have It”
9. “The Defiant Ones”
10. TIE “Guerilla” and “Snowfall”