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Kansas City Film Critics Pick Manchester by the Sea Best Film of 2016

 

Kansas City Film Critics Circle

 

Kansas City, MO - Manchester by the Sea was chosen as the Best Film of 2016 by the The Kansas City Film Critics Circle, the second oldest critics group in the country. The winners were announced today during a ceremony for the 51st Annual James Loutzenhiser Awards at the Alamo Drafthouse Mainstreet Theatre in Kansas City.  They are:

The full list of winners at the 51st Annual James Loutzenhiser Awards is below:

BEST PICTURE: Manchester by the Sea

ROBERT ALTMAN AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR: Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea

BEST ACTOR: Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea

BEST ACTRESS: Natalie Portman, Jackie

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR: Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS: (tie) Naomie Harris, Moonlight and Viola Davis, Fences

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY: Taylor Sheridan, Hell or High Water

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY: Eric Heisserer, Arrival

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE: Zootopia

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM: The Handmaiden (South Korea)

BEST DOCUMENTARY: OJ: Made in America

VINCE KOEHLER AWARD FOR BEST SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY or HORROR FILM: Arrival

TOM POE AWARD FOR BEST LGBT FILM: Moonlight

The Kansas City Film Critics Circle was founded by Dr. James Loutzenhiser in 1966 as the Kansas City Film Circle Awards, and is the second oldest professional film critics' association in the United States, after the New York Film Critics Circle.

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