Welcome to the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA), the nation’s premiere film critic’s group dedicated to providing a safe-haven of support and respect for African-American film journalists and the black filmmaking community. Established in 2003, our membership actively reviews cinema at-large, with a particular emphasis on films produced, written, directed and starring, persons from the African Diaspora. Our members are also involved in our advocacy work that includes programming for students interested in film criticism and journalism.
African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA)
2013 AAFCA AWARDS TWITTER SWEEPSTAKES
In celebration of Black History Month, the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) is kicking things off with a Twitter Sweepstakes!
Tweet for a chance to win great prizes:
Grand Prize for New Followers: 2 free tickets to attend the 2014 AAFCA Awards in Hollywood.* (*Travel/accommodations not included.)
1st Prize: DVD bundle of AAFCA’s Top 10 Movies: “Flight,” “Think Like A Man,” “Middle of Nowhere,” “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” “Lincoln” and “Django Unchained.”
2nd Prize: Autographed poster of the upcoming Fox Searchlight film, “Baggage Claim,” starring Taye Diggs, Paula Patton, Boris Kodjoe, Djimon Hounsou, Lauren London and La La Anthony.
3rd Prize: T-shirt from one of our studio partners or 2 free tickets to the movies!
OFFICIAL RULES: Follow @TheAAFCA on Twitter this Friday Feb. 8th between 6:00pm – 10:00pm PST and include #AAFCAawards in your tweet for a chance to win! Names will be randomly drawn. All winners will be notified and announced on Twitter. You must be a new follower of @TheAAFCA to be eligible for the Grand Prize. All current and new followers are eligible to win 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize. Of course the person with the most tweets using the hashtag #AAFCAawards during the actual awards, Friday, Feb. 8th, 6:00pm – 10:00pm PST, will receive personalized SHOUT OUTS from @TheAAFCA on Twitter and Facebook. Good luck!
2012 AAFCA AWARD WINNERS
AFRICAN-AMERICAN FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION SELECTS KATHRYN BIGELOW’S “ZERO DARK THIRTY” AS TOP FILM OF 2012
Ava DuVernay’s “Middle of Nowhere” Leads Honorees with Four Awards
Los Angeles, CA (December 16, 2012) – The African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) has named “Zero Dark Thirty” as the Best Picture of 2012.
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