The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) announced today that the winners of the 14th Annual AAFCA Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Film will be announced on January 16, 2023. An in-person celebration will follow on March 1, 2023. The critics organization will release its annual Top 10 list on December 8, 2022. The winners and Top 10 list are elected by the more than 90 AAFCA members. The AAFCA Awards and all other proceedings will be chaired by AAFCA President and Co-Founder, Gil Robertson.
The AAFCA Awards recognize outstanding achievement in film in the following competitive categories:
Best Supporting Actor
Best Supporting Actress
Best Independent Film
best foreign film
Other honorary awards to be announced later this year include the Stanley & Karen Kramer Award for Social Justice, the Emerging Director Award presented by Facebook, the Building Change Award presented by Lowes and the Innovator Award presented by Nissan. Submissions are open now. For more information on how to submit an application for the AAFCA Awards, please visit AAFCA.com. The deadline to screen films and/or provide screens to AAFCA members for award review is December 2, 2022.
14th Annual AAFCA Awards Voting Timeline
December 2, 2022: Preselection / Preselection deadline
December. 8 2022: 10 best films announced
January 16, 2023: Announcement of winners
March 1, 2023: 14th Annual AAFCA Awards Gala