The Ladies Movie Critics Circle has declared Woman Chicken — a coming-of-age story starring Saoirse Ronan and Laurie Metcalf — 2017’s Greatest Film About Ladies.
Written and directed by Greta Gerwig, the dramedy additionally earned the awards for Greatest Film by a Lady and Greatest Lady Storyteller.
Angelina Jolie’s First They Killed My Father was deemed Greatest Overseas Movie by or About Ladies and the celebs of Women Journey have been honored as Greatest Ensemble.
The WFCC bestowed its Lifetime Achievement honor on director Agnes Varda.
Frances McDormand earned the accolades for Greatest Actress and Braveness in Appearing for her efficiency in Three Billboards Outdoors Ebbing, Missouri, whereas Allison Janney scored the prizes for Greatest Comedic Actress and Mommie Dearest — Worst Display screen Mother of the Yr for her work in I, Tonya.
The Josephine Baker Award for “finest expressing the lady of coloration expertise in America” went to
Mudbound and its director Dee Rees was acknowledged with the Braveness in Movie-making title.
Coco gained for Greatest Household Movie and Greatest Animated Females; Marvel Lady for Greatest Feminine Motion Hero; Battle of the Sexes gained for Greatest Equality of the Sexes; and characters Emily and Kumail — performed by Zoe Kazan and Kumail Nanjiani in The Massive Sick — for Greatest Display screen Couple.
Gary Oldman was named Greatest Actor for his efficiency in Darkest Hour; Brooklynn Prince gained the Greatest Younger Actress award for her work in The Florida Challenge; and Betty Gabriel from Get Out earned the Invisible Lady Award for a supporting efficiency by a girl “whose distinctive influence on the movie dramatically, socially or traditionally, has been ignored.”
The Mild of the Moon gained the Adrienne Shelly Award for a movie that “most passionately opposes violence towards girls” and the Karen Morley Award for “finest exemplifying a girl’s place in historical past or society, and a brave seek for identification” was introduced to Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story.
Bombshell additionally shared the Greatest Documentary by or About Ladies distinction with Jane.
The WFCC’s voting additionally mirrored current occasions within the leisure business by which dozens of executives and artists have been accused of inappropriate conduct by the ladies who work with and for them.
Ashley Judd, Rose McGowan and “all the ladies who spoke out towards the tradition of sexual abuse” gained the group’s Appearing and Activism Award.
Harvey Weinstein, an Oscar-winning producer repeatedly accused by girls of sexual abuse, was inducted into the WFCC Corridor of Disgrace.
“In a yr that has been marked by girls’s solidarity and higher consciousness of injustices in the direction of girls, it means so much for our movie to be acknowledged. I am grateful to the Ladies Movie Critics Circle for all they do to assist feminine voices in movie,” Jolie stated in a press release issued via Netflix, her film’s distributor.