Tichina Arnold has been announced as the host of the tenth edition of the African American Films Critics Association (AAFCA) awards ceremony. The announcement was made by the association last Monday.
Arnold is a legendary actress who has starred in a plethora of movies and sitcoms. Most notable among her works are Martin, Survivor’s Remorse, and Everybody Hates Chris. She is currently one of the stars on CBS Series, The Neighborhood.
The veteran actress in an official statement said she was honored to be hosting such an iconic event. She went further to applaud the contributions of the AAFCA to Hollywood, especially with the way they have represented black folk.
Gil Robertson, the CEO of the AAFCA, in response to her statement, said it was an honor to have Arnold, an image of longevity in the industry, host the awards.
Here is a list of all the winners as stated on the AAFCA website:
Best Film: Black Panther
Best Director: Ryan Coogler (Black Panther)
Best Screenplay: Charlie Wachtel & David Rabinowitz and Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee (BlacKkKlansman)
Best Actor: John David Washington (BlacKkKlansman)
Best Actress: Regina Hall (Support the Girls)
Best Supporting Actor: Russell Hornsby (The Hate U Give)
Best Supporting Actress: Regina King (If Beale Street Could Talk)
Best Breakout Performance: Amandla Stenberg (The Hate U Give)
Best Animated Film: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Best Independent Film: If Beale Street Could Talk
Best Foreign Film: Roma
Best Documentary: Quincy
Best Song: All The Stars (Black Panther)
Best New Media: Red Table Talk
Best TV Drama: Queen Sugar
Best TV Comedy: Insecure
AAFCA’s Top Ten List:
Black Panther (Walt Disney Studios)
If Beale Street Could Talk (Annapurna Pictures)
The Hate U Give (20th Century Fox)
A Star is Born (Warner Bros. Studios)
The Favourite (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
Sorry to Bother You (Annapurna Pictures)
Widows (20th Century Fox)