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AWARDS COVERAGE



Moonlight continued its big day of critics' awards wins with the Best Picture prize from the San Francisco Film Critics Circle. Overall, Barry Jenkins' film was honored with six prizes total.

Fences, The Handmaiden, Manchester by the Sea, and Arrival all walked away with two wins each. Denzel Washington received the Best Actor award, his first win in this category this season.

Noticeably absent from the awards was Oscar frontrunner La La Land.

Complete list of winners:

BEST PICTURE

MOONLIGHT

BEST DIRECTOR

Barry Jenkins
MOONLIGHT

BEST ACTOR

Denzel Washington
FENCES

BEST ACTRESS

Isabelle Huppert
ELLE

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Mahershala Ali
MOONLIGHT

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Viola Davis
FENCES

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Kenneth Lonergan
MANCHESTER BY THE SEA

And

Barry Jenkins
MOONLIGHT

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Eric Heisserer
ARRIVAL

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

James Laxton
MOONLIGHT

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

Ryu Seong-hee
THE HANDMAIDEN

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

Mica Levi
JACKIE

BEST FILM EDITING

Joe Walker
ARRIVAL

And

Nat Sanders, Joi McMillon
MOONLIGHT

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

THE RED TURTLE

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE PICTURE

THE HANDMAIDEN

BEST DOCUMENTARY

I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO

MARLON RIGGS AWARD
(For courage and vision in the Bay Area film community.)

Joshua Grannell

SPECIAL CITATION
(For under-appreciated independent cinema.)

THE FITS

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