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Six awards for Nomadland from Greater Western New York Film Critics Association

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

The Greater Western New York Film Critics Association have rung in on their picks for the finest in film of 2020 just as it comes to a close, and it's a resounding ring of success for Chloe Zhao's Nomadland. It wins six prizes, constituting all of its nominations, with Zhao herself honoured across three individual categories. There was also strong support for Minari and Sound of Metal, which won for lead Riz Ahmed and twice for breakout supporting performer Paul Raci. Check out the GWNYFCA's 2020 nominations here, and all their winners below.

Best Picture


Best Director

Chloe Zhao (Nomadland)

Best Lead Actress

Frances McDormand (Nomadland)

Best Lead Actor

Riz Ahmed (Sound of Metal)

Best Supporting Actress

Youn Yuh Jung (Minari)

Best Supporting Actor

Paul Raci (Sound of Metal)

Best Original Screenplay

Eliza Hittman (Never Rarely Sometimes Always)

Best Adapted Screenplay

Chloe Zhao (Nomadland)

Best Cinematography

Joshua James Richards (Nomadland)

Best Editing

Chloe Zhao (Nomadland)

Best Score

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross (Soul)

Best Animated Film


Best Documentary


Best Film in a Foreign Language

Minari (United States)

Breakthrough Director Award

Darius Marder (Sound of Metal)

Breakthrough Performance Award

Paul Raci (Sound of Metal)


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