AAFCA). The organization honors excellence in cinema by creating awareness for films with universal appeal to Black communities, while emphasizing film about the Black experience and those produced, written, directed and starring performers of African descent. The association actively reviews the quality and standard of Black talent, content and media coverage.
The AAFCA List of Honorees:
- Best Feature Film: “The Social Network” directed by David Fincher
- Best Documentary: “Waiting for Superman” directed by Davis Guggenheim
- Best Actress: Halle Berry, “Frankie and Alice”
- Best Actor: Mark Wahlberg, “The Fighter”
- Best Supporting Actress: Kimberly Elise, “For Colored Girls”
- Best Supporting Actor: Michael Ealy, “For Colored Girls”
- Best Director: Christopher Nolan, “Inception”
- Best Screenplay: “Night Catches Us” by Tanya Hamilton
- Best Song: “Four Women” composed by N. Simone, “For Colored Girls”
- Special Achievement: Lena Horne, Roger Ebert and Melvin Van Peebles.
I have to admit that I don't go to out to see movies at the theaters very much. As such, I haven't seen many of the movies being recognized this year by AAFCA. However, I am heading over to my Netflix queue to add these movies. I'll be seeing 'em soon!