AWARDS SEASON: African-American critics also choose “Social Network”

The African-American Film Critics Association have named their top winners of 2010, and they are right in line with everyone else where Best Picture is concerned, choosing The Social Network. But their acting catagories are all over the road, with Halle Berry and Mark Wahlberg showing up from nowhere to capture top honors.

The complete list of winners:

Best Feature Film:
“The Social Network” directed by David Fincher

Best Documentary:
“Waiting for Superman” directed by Davis Guggenheim

Best Actress:
Halle Berry, “Frankie and Alice”

Best Actor:
Mark Wahlberg, “The Fighter”

Best Supporting Actress:
Kimberly Elise, “For Colored Girls”

Best Supporting Actor:
Michael Ealy, “For Colored Girls”

Best Director:
Christopher Nolan, “Inception”

Best Screenplay:
“Night Catches Us” by Tanya Hamilton

Best Song:
“Four Women” composed by N. Simone, “For Colored Girls”

Special Achievement:
Lena Horne, Roger Ebert and Melvin Van Peebles.

AAFCA’s Top Ten Films of 2010 are as follows in order of distinction:
1. The Social Network
2. The King’s Speech
3. Inception
4. Black Swan
5. Night Catches Us
6. The Fighter
7. Frankie And Alice
8. Blood Done Sign My Name
9. Get Low
10. For Colored Girls