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Kam’s Annual Assessment of the Best in Black Cinema

 

Blacktrospective 2015

by Kam Williams

Kam’s Annual Assessment of the Best in Black Cinema

Best Big Budget Black Films

  1. Creed
  2. Concussion
  3. Straight Outta Compton
  4. The Perfect Guy
  5. Chi-Raq

Best Independent Black Films

  1. Dope
  2. Tangerine
  3. Beasts of No Nation
  4. Brotherly Love
  5. War Room

Best Black Documentaries

  1.     3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets
  2.     What Happened, Miss Simone?
  3.     Holler If You Hear Me: Black and Gay in the Church
  4.     The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution
  5.     Rosenwald
  6.     Bass Clef Bliss
  7.     Tango Negro
  8.     Fresh Dressed
  9.     Terror
  10.     In My Father’s House

Best Actor (Lead Role)

1.        Will Smith (Concussion)

2.        Michael B. Jordan (Creed)

3.       John Boyega (Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens)

4.       Shameik Moore (Dope)

5.       Anthony Mackie (Shelter)

6.       Davide Oyelowo (Captive)

7.       O’Shea Jackson, Jr. (Straight Outta Compton)

8.       Kevin Hart (The Wedding Ringer)

9.       RJ Cyler (Me & Earl & the Dying Girl)

10.      Nick Cannon (Chi-Raq)

Best Actor (Supporting Role)

1.       Idris Elba (Beasts of No Nation)

2.      Samuel L. Jackson (Kingsman: The Secret Service)

3.     Ving Rhames (Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation)

4.      Anthony Mackie (Our Brand Is Crisis)

5.        Derek Luke (Self/Less)

6.       Morris Chestnut (The Perfect Guy)

7.        Forest Whitaker (Southpaw)

8.        Quincy Brown (Brotherly Love)

9.        Chiwetel Ejiofor (The Martian)

10.       Stephen “tWitch” Boss (Magic Mike XXL)

Best Actress (Lead Role)

1.       Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Concussion)

2.      Zoe Kravitz (Good Kill)

3.     Kiersey Clemons (Dope)

4.      Kitana Rodriguez (Tangerine)

5.     Sanaa Lathan (The Perfect Guy)

6.     Zoe Kravitz (Treading Water)

7.      Keke Palmer (Brotherly Love)

8.      Zoe Kravitz (The Road Within)

9.     Priscilla C. Shirer (War Room)

10.     Teyonah Parris (Chi-Raq)

Best Actress (Supporting Role)

1.       Tessa Thompson (Creed)

2.      Zoe Kravitz (Insurgent)

3.     Phylicia Rashad (Creed)

4.      Chanel Iman (Dope)

5.     Vivica A. Fox (Chocolate City)

6.      Lupita Nyong’o (Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens)

7.       Jada Pinkett Smith (Magic Mike XXL)

8.       Jennifer Hudson (Chi-Raq)

9.      Zoe Kravitz (Mad Max)

10.     Macy Gray (Brotherly Love)

Best Director (Big Budget Film)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

  1. Ryan Coogler (Creed)
  2. Antoine Fuqua (Southpaw)
  3. Rick Famuyiwa (Dope)
  4. F. Gary Gray (Straight Outta Compton)
  5. Spike Lee (Chi-Raq)

Best Director (Independent Film)

  1. Jamal Hill (Brotherly Love)
  2. Julius Onah (The Girl Is Trouble)
  3. Jean-Claude La Marre (Chocolate City)
  4. Dean Taylor (Supremacy)
  5. Charles Stone III (Lila & Eve)

Best Director (Documentary Film)

     1.      Clay Cane (Holler If You Hear Me: Black and Gay in the Church)

2.     Stanley Nelson (The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution)

3.       Dom Pedro (Tango Negro)

4.       Sacha Jenkins (Best Dressed)

5.       Lyric R. Cabral (Terror)

  

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