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Quincy Jones, Jason Blum to Be Honored by African American Film Critics Association


The two will be celebrated at the 10th annual AAFCA Awards on Feb. 6.

Quincy Jones and Jason Blum will receive Special Achievement honors from the African American Film Critics Association, the largest body of black film critics in the world, AAFCA co-founders Shawn Edwards and Gil Robertson have announced. The two men will be celebrated at the 10th annual AAFCA Awards, alongside the organization’s already announced best picture winner Black Panther, on Feb. 6 at Hollywood’s Taglyan Complex.

Jones, the legendary man of music, and Blum, who produced last year’s Get Out and this year’s BlacKkKlansman, join four other previously announced honorees who will be feted at a separate ceremony on Feb. 2 in Marina Del Rey: Netflix executive Tengo Nagenda; Kelly Edwards of HBO; Searching director…

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African American Film Critics Association to Honor Quincy Jones and Jason Blum


The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) today announced music icon Quincy Jones and prolific filmmaker Jason Blum among its 2019 Special Achievement honorees. The awards, celebrating career excellence in and around the cinematic arts, are given out annually by the association which represents the largest body of Black film critics in the world. Along with Jones and Blum, who produced Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman this year, director Aneesh Chaganty, AAFCA Breakthrough Film Award recipient for his film SEARCHING, and early jazz innovator Buddy Bolden, the posthumous recipient of the AAFCA Pioneer Award and subject of Daniel Pritzker long-awaited biopic, BOLDEN, also join the impressive list of previously announced recipients, including Netflix’s Tengo Nagenda and HBO’s Kelly…

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African American Film Critics Association Announces Awards And Top Ten Films « Movie City News


THE AFRICAN AMERICAN FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION (AAFCA) ANNOUNCES ITS AWARD WINNERS AND 
TOP TEN FILMS OF THE YEAR

BLACK PANTHER wins three awards including Best Film, Best Director (Ryan Coogler) and Best Song

John David Washington (“BlacKkKlansman”), Regina Hall (“Support the Girls”), Russell Hornsby (“The Hate U Give”), Regina King (“If Beale Street Could Talk”) and Amandla Stenberg (“The Hate U Give”) 
win acting honors

Los Angeles, Dec. 11, 2018 – Ryan Coogler’s “Black Panther” was named the year’s Best Film today by the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA), the world’s largest group of black film critics comprised of leading film critics from across the country.  The groundbreaking blockbuster also won Best Director (Ryan Coogler)…

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Black Panther wins Best Picture and Director from African American Film Critics Association


Marvel Studios’ Black Panther started to pick up awards season steam by winning some well-deserved prizes from the African American Film Critics Association.

The superhero movie nabbed two of the biggest prizes, Best Picture and Best Director for Ryan Coogler, who co-wrote the screenplay with Joe Robert Cole. Black Panther also picked up best song, courtesy of “All The Stars” by Kendrick Lamar and SZA, which plays during the film’s end credits.

Lamar produced the movie’s soundtrack of original music, partnering with major hip-hop artists such as Swae Lee, 2 Chainz, Schoolboy Q, Anderson Paak, Future, The Weeknd, and Travis Scott. Despite a sizeable litany of new songs,  “All The Stars” has received most of the praise, garnering nominations from the Golden Globes, Grammys, and

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‘Black Panther’ Named Best Film By African American Film Critics Association


Disney/Marvel’s ceiling-shattering blockbuster Black Panther topped this year’s African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) Awards with a total of three wins including Best Film and a Best Director win for Ryan Coogler.

John David Washington nabbed the Best Actor award for his performances in the Spike Lee-directed film, BlacKkKlansman, which also won Best Screenplay. The group voted Regina Hall as Best Actress for her role in Support the Girls, while Regina King and Russell Hornsby picked up supporting acting honors for If Beale Street Could Talk and The Hate U Give, respectively.

The organization also revealed its top ten films of 2018 with Black Panther, A Star Is Born, Roma, and The Favourite among the list

AAFCA, the largest group of professional black film critics, will…

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Adventist Review Online | African Theological Association Goes Global in the Philippines


Adventist scholarly group hopes a new website will help members to grow beyond borders.

Leaders of the AIIAS African Theological Society (AATA) in the Philippines said they hope the launch of a new website helps the society to go from local to global as they share their scholarly work. AATA is a theological association whose members are professors and students at the Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies (AIIAS) campus in Silang, Cavite. The new website was launched on…

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