Open main menu

African-American Film Critics Association Awards 2016

The 2016 African-American Film Critics Association Awards were announced on December 13, 2016, while the ceremony took place on February 8, 2017 at Taglyan Complex, in Hollywood, California.[1][2]

14th African-American Film
Critics Association Awards
DateFebruary 8, 2017
Best PictureMoonlight
Independent filmMoonlight
Best Comedy SeriesAtlanta
Best Drama SeriesQueen Sugar



Below is the list of complete winners.

AAFCA Top Ten FilmsEdit

  1. Moonlight (A24)
  2. Fences (Paramount Pictures)
  3. Hidden Figures (20th Century Fox)
  4. Lion (The Weinstein Company)
  5. La La Land (Lionsgate)
  6. The Birth of a Nation (Fox Searchlight)
  7. Loving (Focus Features)
  8. Manchester by the Sea (Roadside Attractions/Amazon Studios)
  9. Hell or High Water (Lionsgate/CBS Films)
  10. Queen of Katwe (Walt Disney Pictures/CBS Films)

AAFCA Top Ten TV ShowsEdit

  1. Queen Sugar (OWN)
  2. Underground (WGN)
  3. Atlanta (FX)
  4. Insecure (HBO)
  5. Luke Cage (Netflix)
  6. This Is Us (NBC)
  7. Black-ish (ABC)
  8. The Get Down (Netflix)
  9. Westworld (HBO)
  10. Survivor's Remorse (Starz)

AAFCA Regular AwardsEdit

Best Picture
Best Director
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor
Best Supporting Actress
Best Ensemble
Best Independent Film
Best Screenplay
Breakout Performance
Best Animation
Best Documentary
Best Song
Best TV Comedy
Best TV Drama
Best Cable/New Media TV Show
Best Limited Series/Special

AAFCA Special AwardsEdit

AAFCA Special Achievement Award
Roger Ebert Award
Ashley Boone Award

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "African American Film Critics Association Names Moonlight the Top Film of Historic 2016". African-American Film Critics Association. December 13, 2016. Retrieved December 16, 2016.
  2. ^ Kimberly Nordyke (December 13, 2016). "'Moonlight' Named Best Picture by the African American Film Critics Association". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved December 16, 2016.