Awards + Nominations

YEAR AWARD
2012 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Actress - Nominated
Quvenzhané Wallis
2012 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Adapted Screenplay - Nominated
Benh Zeitlin, Lucy Alibar
2012 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Director - Nominated
Benh Zeitlin
2012 British Academy of Film and Television Arts
Best Adapted Screenplay - Nominated
Benh Zeitlin, Lucy Alibar
2012 Detroit Film Critics Society
Breakthrough Artist - Nominated
Benh Zeitlin
2012 Independent Spirit Awards
Best Cinematography - Won
Ben Richardson
2012 Independent Spirit Awards
Best Director - Nominated
Benh Zeitlin
2012 Independent Spirit Awards
Best Female Lead - Nominated
Quvenzhané Wallis
2012 Los Angeles Film Critics Association
Best Music Score - Won
Benh Zeitlin, Dan Romer
2012 Los Angeles Film Critics Association
Best Supporting Actor - Won
Dwight Henry
2012 Los Angeles Film Critics Association
New Generation Award - Won
Benh Zeitlin
2012 National Board of Review
Best Directorial Debut - Won
Benh Zeitlin
2012 National Board of Review
Breakthrough Performance by an Actress - Won
Quvenzhané Wallis
2012 New York Film Critics Online
Best First Film - Won
Benh Zeitlin
2012 New York Film Critics Online
Breakthrough Performance - Won
Quvenzhané Wallis
2012 Producers Guild of America
Best Producer - Nominated
Dan Janvey, Josh Penn, Michael Gottwald
2012 Sundance Film Festival
Best Cinematography - Dramatic - Won
Ben Richardson
2012 Washington D.C. Film Critics Association
Best Young Actor or Actress - Won
Quvenzhané Wallis
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