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'Moonlight' Named Best Picture by New York Film Critics Online Association

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Barry Jenkins also took home the best director and screenplay awards for the film.

New York Film Critics Online members held their annual awards meeting on Sunday at the Furman Gallery inside Lincoln Center.

The NYF Online Critics association is not to be confused with the New York Film Critics Circle, who chose La La Land as its best film of the year earlier this month.

The following awards for films that opened in 2016 were voted:


Director – Barry Jenkins, Moonlight

Actor – Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea

Actress – Isabelle Huppert, Elle

Supporting Actor – Mahershala Ali, Moonlight

Supporting Actress – Viola Davis, Fences

Screenplay – Barry Jenkins, Moonlight

Breakthrough Performer – Ruth Negga, Loving

Debut Director – Robert Eggers, The Witch

Ensemble CastMoonlight


Foreign LanguageThe Handmaiden

AnimatedKubo and the Two Strings

Cinematography – James Laxton, Moonlight

Use of Music – Justin Hurwitz (composer), La La Land

Top 12 Films

Arrival (Paramount)

Fences (Paramount)

Free State of Jones (STX Entertainment)

Hell or High Water (CBS Films)

I, Daniel Blake (IFC Films)

Jackie (Fox Searchlight)

La La Land (Lionsgate)

Loving (Focus Features)

Manchester by the Sea (Amazon/Roadside Attractions)

Moonlight (A24)

O.J.: Made in America (ESPN)

Toni Erdmann (Sony Pictures Classics)

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