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’12 Years a Slave,’ ‘Enough Said’ Lead Alliance of Women Film Journalists’ Awards

'12 Years a Slave,' 'Enough Said' Lead Alliance of Women Film Journalists' Awards

The Alliance of Women Film Journalists (AWFJ) — a membership organization of women film journalists and critics from across the U.S., Canada and the U.K. — have announced the winners of their annual EDA Awards. Steve McQueen’s “12 Years a Slave” won six awards, including Best Film, while Nicole Holofcener won awards for female director and woman screenwriter.

Full list of winners:

Best Film: “12 Years a Slave”

Best Director: Steve McQueen, “12 Years a Slave”

Best Actor: Matthew McConaughey, “Dallas Buyers Club”

Best Actress: Cate Blanchett, “Blue Jasmine”

Best Supporting Actor: Jared Leto, “Dallas Buyers Club”

Best Supporting Actress: Lupita Nyong’o, “12 Years a Slave”

Best Adapted Screenplay: “12 Years a Slave”

Best Original Screenplay: “Her”

Best Cinematography: “Gravity”

Best Editing: “Gravity”

Best Film Music Or Score: “Inside Llewyn Davis”

Best Non-English-Language Film: “The Hunt”

Best Documentary: “Stories We Tell”

Best Ensemble Cast: “American Hustle”


Best Woman Director: Nicole Holofcener, “Enough Said

Best Woman Screenwriter: Nicole Holofcener, “Enough Said”

Kick Ass Award For Best Female Action Star: Sandra Bullock, “Gravity”

Best Animated Female: Anna (Kristen Bell), “Frozen”

Best Breakthrough Performance: Lupita Nyong’o, “12 Years A Slave”

Actress Defying Age and Ageism: Sandra Bullock, “Gravity”

AWFJ Award Female Icon Award
Angelina Jolie
For continued commitments to humanitarian causes, and for promoting awareness about breast cancer.

This Year’s Outstanding Achievement By A Woman In The Film Industry
Haaifa Al-Mansour
For challenging the limitations placed on women within her culture by making the film “Wadjda.”


AWFJ Hall Of Shame Award: “The Counselor”

Actress Most in Need Of A New Agent: Cameron Diaz, “The Counselor”

Movie You Wanted To Love But Just Couldn’t Award: “The Counselor”

Unforgettable Moment Award: “12 Years a Slave” – Solomon hanging

Best Depiction Of Nudity, Sexuality, or Seduction Award: Scarlett Johansson and Joaquin Phoenix, “Her”

Sequel or Remake That Shouldn’t Have Been Made Award: (tie) “Carrie” and “Oz the Great and Powerful”

Most Egregious Age Difference Between The Leading Man and The Love Interest Award: “Last Vegas” – Michael Douglas and Bre Blair (36 years)

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