2021 Awards: Black Film Critics Circle (BFCC) Winners

2021 Awards: Black Film Critics Circle (BFCC) Winners


Here are the winners of the Black Film Critics Circle Awards.

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom led the way with 4 wins including Best Picture.

Best Picture – Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Rest of Top 10 (In Order)

  • Minari
  • Nomadland
  • One Night in Miami
  • Soul
  • Judas and the Black Messiah 
  • Da 5 Bloods
  • The Trial of the Chicago 7
  • Sound of Metal
  • The Forty-Year-Old Version (TIE)
  • Sylvie’s Love (TIE)

BEST DIRECTOR – (TIE) Regina King, One Night in Miami / Chloé Zhao, Nomadland

BEST LEADING ACTOR – Chadwick Boseman, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

BEST LEADING ACTRESS – Viola Davis, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR – Leslie Odom Jr., One Night in Miami

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS – Yuh-Jung Youn, Minari

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY – Lee Isaac Chung, Minari

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY – Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY – Hoyte van Hoytema, Tenet

BEST DOCUMENTARYTime

BEST ANIMATED FILMSoul

BEST FOREIGN FILM  Night of the Kings ​

Jacob is a film critic and co-founder of the Music City Drive-In. He is a member of the Music City Film Critics’ Association and specializes in the awards season. You can find him on Twitter @Tberry57.

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