winners//2016 NORTH CAROLINA FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION AWARDS

AWARDS COVERAGE



Damien Chazelle's La La Land has won multiple awards from the North Carolina Film Critics Association, including Best Picture, Director, and Actress.

Other notable winners include Hell or High Water (winning Supporting Actor and Original Screenplay) and O.J.: Made in America, continuing its documentary streak with another critics group win.

The Tar Heel Award, given to a film or artist with North Carolina connections, was given to Jeff Nichols, director of Midnight Special and Loving. Nichols is a graduate of UNC School of Arts.

Complete list of winners:

BEST NARRATIVE FILM
LA LA LAND

BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM
O.J.: MADE IN AMERICA

BEST ANIMATED FILM
ZOOTOPIA

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
THE HANDMAIDEN

BEST DIRECTOR
Damien Chazelle - LA LA LAND

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Linus Sandgren - LA LA LAND

BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS
DOCTOR STRANGE

BEST ACTOR
Casey Affleck - MANCHESTER BY THE SEA

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Jeff Bridges - HELL OR HIGH WATER

BEST ACTRESS
Emma Stone - LA LA LAND

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Viola Davis - FENCES

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Taylor Sheridan - HELL OR HIGH WATER

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Eric Heisserer - ARRIVAL

KEN HANKE MEMORIAL TAR HEEL AWARD
Jeff Nichols

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