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African-American Critics Go For "The Social Network"

Photo of Peter Knegt By Peter Knegt | Indiewire December 13, 2010 at 8:46AM

The African-American Film Critics Association named "The Social Network" their best film of the year, continuing the film's critic award dominance. Other winners included Mark Wahlberg, Halle Berry, Kimberly Elise and Michael Ealy in the acting categories.
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The African-American Film Critics Association named "The Social Network" their best film of the year, continuing the film's critic award dominance. Other winners included Mark Wahlberg, Halle Berry, Kimberly Elise and Michael Ealy in the acting categories.

Full list of announced winners below. Check out a list of all the awards so far this year here.

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.

AAFCA's Top Ten Films of 2010 are as follows in order of distinction:
1. The Social Network
2. The King's Speech
3. Inception
4. Black Swan
5. Night Catches Us
6. The Fighter
7. Frankie And Alice
8. Blood Done Sign My Name
9. Get Low
10. For Colored Girls

This article is related to: Awards, Critics' Groups







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