“La La Land” best film of 2016, according to NY Film Critics Circle

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The New York Film Critics Circle has announced its best films of 2016. The Awards are given annually to honor excellence in cinema worldwide of the calendar year and are are the oldest given by film critics in the country as well as one of the most prestigious. Here is the complete list of winners:

BEST FILM
LA LA LAND by Damien Chazelle

BEST ACTOR
CASEY AFFLECK for Manchester by the Sea

BEST ACTRESS
ISABELLE HUPPERT for both Elle and Things to Come

BEST DIRECTOR
BARRY JENKINS for Moonlight

BEST SCREENPLAY
KENNETH LONERGAN for Manchester by the Sea

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
MAHERSHALA ALI for Moonlight

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
MICHELLE WILLIAMS for both Manchester by the Sea and Certain Women

BEST ANIMATED FILM
ZOOTOPIA

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
JAMES LAXTON for Moonlight

BEST FIRST FILM (tie)
THE EDGE OF SEVENTEEN by Kelly Fremon Craig; KRISHA by Trey Edward Shults

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
TONI ERDMANN by Maren Ade

BEST DOCUMENTARY
O.J.: MADE IN AMERICA by Ezra Edelman

SPECIAL AWARDS
Editor THELMA SCHOONMAKER; Julie Dash’s DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST 25th anniversary resroration

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