Ryan Coogler also won Best Director for the superhero pic starring Chadwick Boseman, which is the top-grossing film of the year domestically. It also took a third trophy for Best Ensemble. If Beale Street Could Talk, which scored Best Supporting Actress for Regina King and saw writer-director Barry Jenkins take Best Adapted Screenplay, was the only double winner among the 13 categories. Check out the full list below.
Bradley Cooper earned the Best Actor nod for A Star Is Born, which he also helmed, and Viola Davis won Best Actress for Steve McQueen’s heist pic Widows.
“This has been a year of significant advancement for storytellers of color” BFCC co-president Mike Sargent said. “The diversity of types of films being made by filmmakers of color and how well they have been received at the global box office speaks volumes to antiquated notion that ‘black films don’t travel’ or have international appeal.”
Here is the full list of winners:
Bradley Cooper – A Star Is Born
Viola Davis – Widows
Best Supporting Actor
Mahershala Ali – Green Book
Best Supporting Actress
Regina King – If Beale Street Could Talk
Best Original Screenplay
Sorry To Bother You – Boots Riley
Best Adapted Screenplay
If Beale Street Could Talk – Barry Jenkins
Best Foreign Film
Best Animated Film
Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse
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