The winners have been announced for the 4th annual African American Film Critics Association Awards. The premier body of Black film critics in the world was founded in 2003, focusing on entertainment highlighting the Black experience in the United States and throughout the rest of the African Diaspora.
The ceremony took place on Saturday, August 20th at the SLS Hotel in Los Angeles, and it was presided over by AAFCA president Gil Robertson. Some of the presenters included in the event were Tichina Arnold, Nicoo Annan and Brandee Evans, Laz Alonso, Dondre Whitfield, Thomas Jones, and Tami Roman.
Special achievement honors were awarded to several industry leaders including Universal Studio Group Chairman Pearlena Igbokwe who received the Ashley Boone Award, Alex Kurtzman who received AAFCA’s Ally Award, and AAFCA’s Inclusion Award went to the Warner Bros. Television Group.
Below you can find the list of 2022 AAFCA TV Awards winners:
BEST TV COMEDY – Abbott Elementary (ABC)
BEST TV DRAMA – Ozark (Netflix)
BEST NEW SHOW – Bel-Air (Peacock)
BEST DOCUMENTARY – Black and Missing (HBO)
BEST LIMITED SERIES/SPECIAL – Women of the Movement (ABC)
BEST INTERNATIONAL PRODUCTION – Pachinko (Apple TV+)
BREAKOUT STAR – Quinta Brunson
BEST ENSEMBLE – Swagger (Apple TV+) & Winning Time: the rise of the Lakers dynasty (HBO)
BEST WRITING – A Black Lady Sketch Show (HBO)
BEST TV DIRECTING – Salli Richardson, The Gilded Age (HBO)
BEST TV ACTING (Female) – Patina Miller, Power Book III: Raising Kanan (Starz)
BEST TV ACTING (Male) – Courtney B. Vance, 61st Street (AMC)
IMPACT AWARD – Insecure (HBO)
Source: AAFCA Press Release