2017 Women Film Critics Circle Awards Winners

The Women Film Critics Circle recently announced their annual awards winners.

Best Movie About Women: “Lady Bird”

Best Movie By A Woman: “Lady Bird”

Best Woman Storyteller (Screenwriting Award): Greta Gerwig – “Lady Bird”

Best Actress: Frances McDormand – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

Best Actor: Gary Oldman – “Darkest Hour”

Best Young Actress (under 21): Brooklynn Prince – “The Florida Project”

Best Comedic Actress: Allison Janney – “I, Tonya”

Best Foreign Film By Or About Women: “First They Killed My Father”

Adrienne Shelly Award (For A Film That Most Passionately Opposes Violence Against Women): “The Light Of The Moon”

Josephine Baker Award (For Best Expressing The Woman Of Color Experience In America): “Mudbound”

Karen Morley Award (For Best Exemplifying A Woman’s Place In History Or Society, And A Courageous Search For Identity): “Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story”

Courage In Acting (Taking On Unconventional Roles That Radically Redefine The Images Of Women On Screen): Frances McDormand – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

Courage In Filmmaking: Dee Rees – “Mudbound”

The Invisible Woman Award (Supporting Performance By A Woman Whose Exceptional Impact On The Film Dramatically, Socially Or Historically, Has Been Ignored): Betty Gabriel – “Get Out”

Best Documentary By Or About Women: “Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story” & “Jane” (TIE)

Women’s Work (Best Ensemble): “Girls Trip”

Best Female Action Hero: “Wonder Woman”

Best Equality Of The Sexes: “Battle Of The Sexes”

Best Screen Couple: “The Big Sick”

Best Animated Female(s): “Coco”

Best Family Film: “Coco”


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