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OPRAH WINFREY, TYLER PERRY AND AVA DUVERNAY LEAD AN ALL-STAR LINE UP AT THE AFRICAN AMERICAN FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION AWARD SHOW
“The world’s leading black film critic’s organization continues its annual celebration that’s a special night in cinema!”
FEBRUARY 5, 2015 – LOS ANGELES – Celebrities and executives across the entertainment industry spectrum of film, television and new media converged at the Taglyan Complex in Hollywood Wednesday night for the 6th Annual African American Critics Association (AAFCA) Awards Ceremony. Celebrating the best in directing, screenwriting, acting and producing; AAFCA Awards attendees included Ava DuVernay (Director, Selma), Oprah Winfrey, Alfre Woodard, Tyler Perry, Kathryn Bigelow and Amy Pascal (Co-Chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment).
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AFRICAN AMERICAN FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION UNVIELS
2015 SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD WINNERS
(Los Angeles) – The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA), will honor Universal Pictures Chairwoman, Donna Langley; Los Angeles Film Festival Director, Stephanie Allain; Black List.com, co-founder, Franklin Leonard with its Special Achievement Award for career excellent during its annual award show on February 4th, 2015 at the Taglyan Complex in Hollywood. The organization has also selected LA Times entertainment reporter Susan King as the 2015 reciepient of its Roger Ebert Award and producer Debra Martin Chase, who will receive the Ashley Boone Award.
“We are more than delighted with our distinguished group of honorees for 2015,” says AAFCA president, Gil Robertson. “Each of them have achieved a level of excellence with their body of work in their respective crafts. They are examples who are to be admired and the members of AAFCA look forward to celebrating their achievements.”
Established in 2003, the African American Film Critics Association is the largest black film critics’ organization in the United States, representing television, radio, print and online critics. Annually, the organization presents awards in 12 categories in addition to five Special Achievement Honors. The organization also produce panels and workshops with film festival partners nationwide and overseas an internship progam for next gen film journalists a Clark Atlanta University.