Women Film Critics Circle

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Women Film Critics Circle Awards
Awarded forExcellence in cinematic achievement
CountryUnited States
First awarded2004
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The Women Film Critics Circle (WFCC) is a film critics and scholars association in the United States. Found in 2004, WFCC was the first all-women group of this type in that country.

WFCC has 75 members from the United States and foreign countries who are involved in print, radio, television and online media.

Awards[edit]

The Circle has made annual awards, the Women Film Critics Circle Awards, since 2004. The categories are as follows (2019):

  • Best Movie About Women
  • Best Movie By A Woman
  • Best Woman Storytelling [a storytelling award]
  • Best Actress
  • Best Actor
  • Best Foreign Film By or About Women
  • Best Documentary By or About Women
  • Best Equality of the Sexes
  • Best Animated Female
  • Best Screen Couple
  • Adrienne Shelly Award [For a film that most passionately opposes violence against women]
  • Josephine Baker Award [For best expressing the woman of color experience in America]
  • Karen Morley Award [For best exemplifying a woman’s place in history or society, and a courageous search for identity]
  • Acting and Activism Award
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
  • The Pauline Kael Special Jury Awards
    • Best Invisible Woman [supporting performance by a woman whose exceptional impact on the film dramatically, socially or historically, has been ignored]
    • Best Female Action Heroes [May be collective, or social action rather than physical action]
    • Worst Screen Mom of the Year Award
  • The WFCC Hall of Shame

External links[edit]

  • "WOMEN FILM CRITICS CIRCLE". WOMEN FILM CRITICS CIRCLE. Retrieved 25 September 2017.