Barry Jenkins’ coming-of-age story of a young boy searching for his sexual identity wins 7 Black Reel Awards Washington, D.C. — In a historic year for African-Americans in films, in front ...
Black Reel ’17 | Surprises & Snubs
As the Black Reel Awards continue to evolve, one of the elements that has become apparent is that there are so many worthy contenders for our top prizes. In a very competitive year there are bound to be films or performances that either for one reason or another, get passed over by voters. There were...
Black Reel Awards’ 17 | 17 Reel Facts
by Cordell Martin 1. Spike Lee earned his 28th nomination, expanding his lead as the most nominated person in Black Reel in History.
17th Annual Black Reel Awards Nominations
(Washington, DC – December 14, 2016) – The Foundation for the Augmentation for African-Americans in Film (FAAF) has announced the nominees for the 17th Annual Black Reel Awards. The winners will be revealed live in Washington, DC, at the Black Reel Awards, on Thursday, February 16th at 8PM ET/ 5PM PT.
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Meet the Nominees | Outstanding Actor
Previous winners in this category include Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave), Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland), Denzel Washington (Flight), Jamie Foxx (Ray) and David Oyelowo (Selma).