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Nomadland wins four San Francisco Bay Area Film Critics Circle awards

Frances McDormand in Chloe Zhao's Nomadland
Frances McDormand in Nomadland

The San Francisco Bay Area Film Critics Circle has announced its 2020 award winners, and there's a familiar title atop the list of honorees. Chloe Zhao's Nomadland wins Best Picture alongside three other awards including Director, and Actress for Frances McDormand. The other main acting prize, Best Actor, goes to Ma Rainey's Black Bottom's Chadwick Boseman. And Kelly Reichardt's First Cow bounces back a little following a few weeks of a lull in its awards season story, winning three awards. Check out the San Francisco critics' 2020 award nominations here.

Best Picture


Best Director

Chloe Zhao (Nomadland)

Best Actress

Frances McDormand (Nomadland)

Best Actor

Chadwick Boseman (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)

Best Supporting Actress

Youn Yuh Jung (Minari)

Best Supporting Actor

Paul Raci (Sound of Metal)

Best Original Screenplay

Lee Isaac Chung (Minari)

Best Adapted Screenplay

Jonathan Raymond and Kelly Reichardt (First Cow)

Best Cinematography

Christopher Blauvelt (First Cow)

Best Film Editing

Chloe Zhao (Nomadland)

Best Production Design

Anthony Gasparro and Vanessa Knoll (First Cow)

Best Original Score

Jon Batiste, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross (Soul)

Best Animated Feature


Best Documentary


Best Foreign Language Film

Another Round

Special Citation for Independent Cinema

La Llorona


Marlon Riggs Award

Dawn Porter


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