Los Angeles Film Critics Association

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Los Angeles Film Critics Association
AbbreviationLAFCA
Formation1975
TypeFilm criticism
Location
Official language
English
Websitelafca.net

The Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA) is an American film critic organization founded in 1975.[1] Its membership comprises film critics from Los Angeles-based print and electronic media. In December of each year, the organization votes on the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards, honoring members of the film industry who have excelled in their fields over the calendar year. These awards are presented each January. The LAFCA also honors industry veterans with its annual Career Achievement Award, and promising talent with its annual New Generation Award.[1]

Award ceremonies[edit]

Ceremony[2] Date Best Film Winner
1st Unknown Dog Day Afternoon (tie)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (tie)
2nd December 21, 1976 Network (tie)
Rocky (tie)
3rd December 19, 1977 Star Wars
4th December 16, 1978 Coming Home
5th December 15, 1979 Kramer vs. Kramer
6th December 20, 1980 Raging Bull
7th December 14, 1981 Atlantic City
8th December 11, 1982 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
9th December 17, 1983 Terms of Endearment
10th December 5, 1984 Amadeus
11th December 14, 1985 Brazil
12th December 13, 1986 Hannah and Her Sisters
13th December 19, 1987 Hope and Glory
14th December 10, 1988 Little Dorrit
15th December 16, 1989 Do the Right Thing
16th December 16, 1990 Goodfellas
17th December 14, 1991 Bugsy
18th December 12, 1992 Unforgiven
19th December 11, 1993 Schindler's List
20th December 10, 1994 Pulp Fiction
21st December 16, 1995 Leaving Las Vegas
22nd December 16, 1996 Secrets & Lies
23rd December 14, 1997 L.A. Confidential
24th December 13, 1998 Saving Private Ryan
25th December 11, 1999 The Insider
26th December 17, 2000 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
27th December 15, 2001 In the Bedroom
28th December 15, 2002 About Schmidt
29th January 7, 2004 American Splendor
30th December 11, 2004 Sideways
31st December 11, 2005 Brokeback Mountain
32nd December 11, 2006 Letters from Iwo Jima
33rd December 9, 2007 There Will Be Blood
34th December 9, 2008 WALL-E
35th December 14, 2009 The Hurt Locker
36th December 12, 2010 The Social Network
37th December 11, 2011 The Descendants
38th December 9, 2012 Amour
39th December 8, 2013 Gravity (tie)
Her (tie)
40th December 7, 2014 Boyhood
41st December 6, 2015 Spotlight
42nd December 4, 2016 Moonlight
43rd December 3, 2017 Call Me by Your Name
44th December 9, 2018 Roma
45th December 8, 2019 Parasite
46th December 20, 2020 Small Axe

Awards categories[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "About LAFCA". Los Angeles Film Critics Association. Archived from the original on December 2, 2015. Retrieved October 17, 2015.
  2. ^ "New York Film Critics Circle Awards". New York Film Critics Circle. Retrieved November 19, 2015.

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