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Latino Entertainment Journalists Association pick Nomadland as 2020's Best Picture

Frances McDormand and Linda May in Chloe Zhao's Nomadland
Frances McDormand and Linda May in Nomadland

The Critics Choice Awards may be the biggest deal of the day in the world of critics awards, but since when did that make them the better deal? The Latino Entertainment Journalists Association have their own awards to dish out, and they've done about as good a job as the CCA could ever hope to. Nomadland is the biggest winner here, taking four prizes including Best Picture which, alongside Best Director and Best Editing, gives three awards to Chloe Zhao alone. Check out LEJA's 2020/21 nominees here.

Best Picture

Nomadland (Mollye Asher, Dan Janvey, Frances McDormand, Peter Spears and Chloe Zhao)

Best Director

Chloe Zhao (Nomadland)

Best Actress

Carey Mulligan (Promising Young Woman)

Best Actor

Chadwick Boseman (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)

Best Supporting Actress

Youn Yuh Jung (Minari)

Best Supporting Actor

Daniel Kaluuya (Judas and the Black Messiah)

Best Original Screenplay

Lee Isaac Chung (Minari)

Best Adapted Screenplay

Kemp Powers (One Night in Miami)

Best Cinematography


Best Editing


Best Production & Set Design

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Best Costume Design


Best Sound

Sound of Metal

Best Visual Effects

The Invisible Man

Best Hair and Makeup

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Best Musical Score

Jon Batiste, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross (Soul)

Best Song

"Speak Now" (One Night in Miami)

Best Ensemble Casting


Best Stunt Design


Best Voice or Motion Capture Performance

Alice Braga (Soul)

Best Animated Feature

Soul (Pete Docter and Kemp Powers)

Best Documentary Feature

Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado (Cristina Costantini and Kareem Tabsch)

Best International Feature

La Llorona (Jayro Bustamante) - Guatemala

Latino Breakout Award

Ariana DeBose (Hamilton / The Prom)

Rita Moreno Lifetime Achievement Award / Latino Activism Award

Rosie Perez


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