December 16, 2016

Emma Watson nominated for 2 awards at The Women Film Critics Circle



The association of 80 women film critics and scholars has announced the 2016 nominations for the best films by and about women.

BEST FEMALE ACTION HERO
Emma Watson, “Colonia”
The women of “Free State Of Jones”
The women of “Ghostbusters”
Wonder Woman: Gal Gadot in “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”

ACTING AND ACTIVISM AWARD
Gena Davis: She has put in many decades of political service to feminist causes and has never held back even when speaking out could potentially harm her career. Her screen roles reinforce her beliefs. The Geena Davis Institute does research and advocacy.
Jane Fonda: For a lifetime of activism both on screen and off.
Emma Watson: UN Goodwill Ambassador, tells the UN General Assembly that universities need to be a safe space against campus sexual and racial assault, for women and people of color.
Shailene Woodley: For standing with the Water Protectors at Standing Rock and jailed for her activism there.


The movie is also nominated:

ADRIENNE SHELLY AWARD: For a film that most passionately opposes violence against women
“American Honey”
“Audrie & Daisy”
“Colonia”
“The Uncondemned”


I haven't found a date for the ceremony but it should be this month.

1 comment:

Ross Taggart said...

Colonia made the desired impression dispite the odd distribution model used in UK.