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Feb 11 2021
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Promising-young-woman-boycultureThis was the year's best film and performance, IMHO. (Image via Focus)

The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics — GALECA — has announced its picks for films of the year. I'm a member, so I'm always curious how closely the choices mirror those I submitted. Pretty closely this year!

Winners will be announced on a Dorians Film Toast 2021 special on Revry April 18 ...

Best Film

First Cow 



Promising Young Woman

Sound of Metal

Best LGBTQ Film


The Boys in the Band

I Carry You with Me

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom


Uncle Frank

Best Foreign Language Film

Another Round


I Carry You with Me

La Llorona


Two of Us

Best Director

Lee Isaac Chung, Minari

Emerald Fennell, Promising Young Woman

Regina King, One Night in Miami

Kelly Reichardt, First Cow

Chloé Zhao, Nomadland

Best Screenplay

Radha Blank, The Forty-Year-Old Version

Lee Isaac Chung, Minari

Emerald Fennell, Promising Young Woman

Eliza Hittman, Never Rare Sometimes Always

Chloé Zhao, Nomadland

Best Unsung Film

The Assistant


First Cow

The Forty-Year-Old Version

Miss Juneteenth

Never Rarely Sometimes Always


Best Documentary


Crip Camp

Dick Johnson Is Dead



Welcome to Chechnya

Best LGBQ Documentary

Born to Be


Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado

A Secret Love

Welcome to Chechnya

Best Film Performance — Actress

Nicole Beharie, Miss Juneteenth

Viola Davis, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Sidney Flanigan, Never Rarely Sometimes Always

Frances McDormand, Nomadland

Carey Mulligan, Promising Young Woman

Best Film Performance — Actor

Riz Ahmed, Sound of Metal

Chadwick Boseman, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Anthony Hopkins, The Father

Delroy Lindo, Da 5 Bloods

Steven Yeun, Minari

Best Film Performance — Supporting Actress

Maria Bakalova, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

Candice Bergen, Let Them All Talk

Olivia Colman, The Father

Amanda Seyfriend, Mank

Yuh-jung Youn, Minari

Best Film Performance — Supporting Actor

Chadwick Boseman, Da 5 Bloods

Sacha Baron Cohen, The Trial of the Chicago 7

Daniel Kaluuya, Judas and the Black Messiah

Leslie Odom Jr., One Night in Miami

Paul Raci, Sound of Metal

Most Visually Striking Film

Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn





Campiest Flick

Bad Hair

Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn

Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga

The Prom

Wonder Woman 1984

We're Wilde About You! Rising Star Award

Maria Bakalova

Kingsley Ben-Adir

Radha Blank

Sidney Flanigan

Alan S. Kim

Wilde Artist Award (to a Truly Groundbreaking Force in Entertainment)

Chadwick Boseman

Regina King

Dolly Parton

Elliot Page

Chloé Zhao