winners//51st NATIONAL SOCIETY OF FILM CRITICS AWARDS

AWARDS COVERAGE




The National Society of Film Critics has picked its winners, with Moonlight being named the Best Picture of 2016.

Awards season usuals Casey Affleck and Mahershala Ali picked up awards for Actor and Supporting Actor, respectively. Isabelle Huppert was named Best Actress for Elle and Things to Come.

In its 51st year, the National Society of Film Critics is comprised of 27 film critics from around the nation, including newest members Amy Nicholson of MTV and Michael Phillips of the Chicago Tribune.

Complete list of winners:

BEST PICTURE
MOONLIGHT

BEST DIRECTOR
Barry Jenkins - MOONLIGHT

BEST ACTOR
Casey Affleck - MANCHESTER BY THE SEA

BEST ACTRESS
Isabelle Huppert - ELLE and THINGS TO COME

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Mahershala Ali - MOONLIGHT

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Michelle Williams - MANCHESTER BY THE SEA

BEST SCREENPLAY
Kenneth Lonergan - MANCHESTER BY THE SEA

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
James Laxton - MOONLIGHT

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
TONI ERDMANN

BEST NON-FICTION FILM
O.J.: MADE IN AMERICA

FILM HERITAGE AWARD
Kino Lorber's five-disc collection PIONEERS OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN CINEMA

SPECIAL CITATION FOR A FILM AWAITING AMERICAN DISTRIBUTION
Cristi Puiu's SIERANEVADA

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