More Innovation And Inspiration With The Women Film Critics Circle Nominations

Forgiving them for not updating their website since last year’s roll of honor, the choices by this cluster of film-minded women from all over the shop still demonstrate much to celebrate about women in film. Behind the camera as well as in front. Here are the nominations for the 2017 Women Film Critics Circle:

BEST MOVIE ABOUT WOMEN

A Quiet Passion
Lady Bird
Sophie And The Rising Sun
The Florida Project

BEST MOVIE BY A WOMAN

Detroit
First They Killed My Father
Lady Bird
Mudbound

BEST WOMAN STORYTELLER [Screenwriting Award]

Greta Gerwig – Lady Bird
Maggie Greenwald – Sophie And The Rising Sun
Dee Reese – Mudbound
Angela Workman – The Zookeeper’s Wife

BEST ACTRESS

Sally Hawkins – Maudie
Sally Hawkins – The Shape Of Water
Frances McDormand – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Cynthia Nixon – A Quiet Passion

BEST ACTOR

Timothée Chalamet – Call Me By Your Name
Daniel Kaluuya – Get Out
Gary Oldman – Darkest Hour
Denzel Washington – Roman J. Israel, Esq.

BEST YOUNG ACTRESS (Under 21)

Seo-Hyun Ahn – Okja
Mckenna Grace – Gifted
Brooklynn Prince – The Florida Project
Millicent Simmonds – Wonderstruck

BEST COMEDIC ACTRESS

Tiffany Haddish – Girls Trip
Allison Janney – I, Tonya
Margot Robbie – I, Tonya
Saoirse Ronan – Lady Bird

BEST FOREIGN FILM BY OR ABOUT WOMEN

A Fantastic Woman
First They Killed My Father
In The Fade
Thelma

ADRIENNE SHELLY AWARD  – For a film that most passionately opposes violence against women

Maudie
The Light Of The Moon
The Rape Of Recy Taylor
Wind River

JOSEPHINE BAKER AWARD – For best expressing the woman of color experience in America

Girls Trip
Mudbound
Step
The Rape Of Recy Taylor

KAREN MORLEY AWARD – For best exemplifying a woman’s place in history or society, and a courageous search for identity

Battle Of The Sexes
Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story
Mudbound
The Post

COURAGE IN ACTING – Taking on unconventional roles that radically redefine the images of women on screen

Sally Hawkins – Maudie
Frances McDormand – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Michelle Rodriguez – The Assignment
Charlize Theron – Atomic Blonde

COURAGE IN FILMMAKING

Amma Asante – A United Kingdom
Kathryn Bigelow – Detroit
Angelina Jolie – First They Killed My Father
Dee Rees – Mudbound

THE INVISIBLE WOMAN AWARD – Supporting performance by a woman whose exceptional impact on the film dramatically, socially or historically, has been ignored

Jessica Chastain – The Zookeeper’s Wife
Betty Gabriel – Get Out
Sally Hawkins – Maudie
Cynthia Nixon – A Quiet Passion

BEST DOCUMENTARY BY OR ABOUT WOMEN:

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story
Faces Places
Jane
Step

WOMEN’S WORK: BEST ENSEMBLE

A Quiet Passion
Girls Trip
Sophie And The Rising Sun
Wonder Woman

BEST FEMALE ACTION HERO

Atomic Blonde
In The Fade
The Shape Of Water
Wonder Woman

BEST EQUALITY OF THE SEXES

Atomic Blonde
Battle Of The Sexes
Professor Marston And The Wonder Women
Wonder Woman

BEST SCREEN COUPLE

Maudie
Professor Marston And The Wonder Women
The Big Sick
The Shape Of Water

BEST ANIMATED FEMALE(S)

Coco
Loving Vincent
The Breadwinner
Window Horses: The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming

BEST FAMILY FILM

Coco
Beauty And The Beast
The Breadwinner
Wonder

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