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Cry Freedom Poster

(1987)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1988

Nominated
Oscar
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Denzel Washington
Best Music, Original Song
George Fenton
Jonas Gwangwa
For the song "Cry Freedom".
Best Music, Original Score
George Fenton
Jonas Gwangwa

Golden Globes, USA 1988

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Director - Motion Picture
Richard Attenborough
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Denzel Washington
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
George Fenton
Jonas Gwangwa

BAFTA Awards 1988

Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Sound
Jonathan Bates
Simon Kaye
Gerry Humphreys
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
John Thaw
Best Cinematography
Ronnie Taylor
Best Direction
Richard Attenborough
Best Editing
Lesley Walker
Best Film
Richard Attenborough
Best Score
George Fenton
Jonas Gwangwa

Berlin International Film Festival 1988

Won
Peace Film Award - Honorable Mention
Richard Attenborough

Grammy Awards 1989

Nominated
Grammy
Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for Television
George Fenton
Jonas Gwangwa
For the song "Cry Freedom".

Image Awards 1988

Won
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Denzel Washington

National Board of Review, USA 1987

Won
NBR Award
Top Ten Films

Political Film Society, USA 1989

Won
PFS Award
Human Rights

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