Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 2021

Winner
Oscar
Best Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling
Sergio Lopez-Rivera
Mia Neal
Jamika Wilson
Best Achievement in Costume Design
Ann Roth
Nominee
Oscar
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Viola Davis
Best Achievement in Production Design
Mark Ricker (production design)
Karen O'Hara (set decoration)
Diana Stoughton (set decoration)

BAFTA Awards 2021

Winner
BAFTA Film Award
Best Costume Design
Ann Roth
Best Make Up & Hair
Matiki Anoff
Larry M. Cherry
Sergio Lopez-Rivera
Mia Neal
Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Leading Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2021

Winner
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Viola Davis
Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Chadwick Boseman
Jonny Coyne
Viola Davis
Colman Domingo
Michael Potts
Glynn Turman
The nomination for Chadwick Boseman was posthumous.

AACTA International Awards 2021

Winner
AACTA International Award
Best Lead Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Nominee
AACTA International Award
Best Lead Actress
Viola Davis

AARP Movies for Grownups Awards 2021

Nominee
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Actress
Viola Davis
Best Director
George C. Wolfe
Best Screenwriter
Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Best Ensemble
Best Time Capsule

AFI Awards, USA 2021

Winner
AFI Award
Movie of the Year

African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) 2021

Winner
AAFCA Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Nominee
AAFCA Award
Best Picture

Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2021

Winner
EDA Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Nominee
EDA Award
Best Actress
Viola Davis

Art Directors Guild 2021

Nominee
Excellence in Production Design Award
Period Film
Mark Ricker
James F. Truesdale (art director)
Wes Hottman (assistant art director)
Travis Kerr (set designer)
Joanna Bush (illustrator)
Robert H. Winn (scenic artist)
April Freeman (scenic artist)
Karen Teneyck (graphic designer)
Hilary Ament (graphic designer)
Brad Towell (graphic designer)
Karen O'Hara (set decorator)
Diana Stoughton (set decorator)

Austin Film Critics Association 2021

Nominee
AFCA Award
Best Actress
Viola Davis
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Best Supporting Actor
Glynn Turman
Best Adapted Screenplay
Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Best Ensemble

Black Film Critics Circle Awards 2021

Winner
BFCC Award
Best Picture
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Best Actress
Viola Davis
Best Adapted Screenplay
Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Black Reel Awards 2021

Winner
Black Reel
Outstanding Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Outstanding Actress
Viola Davis
Nominee
Black Reel
Outstanding Motion Picture
Denzel Washington
Todd Black
Dany Wolf
Outstanding Screenplay
Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Outstanding Supporting Actor
Colman Domingo
Outstanding Breakthrough Performance, Male
Dusan Brown
Outstanding Costume Design
Ann Roth
Outstanding Production Design
Mark Ricker
Outstanding Ensemble
Avy Kaufman

Boston Online Film Critics Association 2020

Winner
BOFCA Award
Best Ensemble

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 2020

Winner
BSFC Award
Best Ensemble Cast

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2021

Winner
Critics Choice Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Best Hair and Makeup
Best Costume Design
Ann Roth
Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Actress
Viola Davis
Best Picture
Best Adapted Screenplay
Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Best Acting Ensemble
Best Production Design
Mark Ricker
Karen O'Hara
Diana Stoughton

Bruin Film Society Awards 2021

Winner
BFS Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Nominee
BFS Award
Best Actress
Viola Davis

Casting Society of America, USA 2021

Nominee
Artios Award
Outstanding Achievement in Casting - Studio or Independent Feature - Drama
Avy Kaufman
Nancy Mosser (location casting)
Scotty Anderson (associate)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2020

Winner
CFCA Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Actress
Viola Davis
Best Original Score
Branford Marsalis
Best Costume Design

Chicago Indie Critics Awards (CIC) 2021

Winner
CIC Award
Best Costume Design
Ann Roth
Best Makeup
Matiki Anoff
Sergio Lopez-Rivera
Mia Neal
Best Actress
Viola Davis
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Best Studio Film
Denzel Washington
Todd Black
Dany Wolf
Best Adapted Screenplay
Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Best Ensemble Cast
Nominee
CIC Award
Best Director
George C. Wolfe
Best Production Design
Mark Ricker

Columbus Film Critics Association 2021

Winner
COFCA Award
Actor of the Year (for an exemplary body of work)
Chadwick Boseman
For Da 5 Bloods
Posthumously.
Best Ensemble
Nominee
COFCA Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Best Actress
Viola Davis
Best Film
Best Adapted Screenplay
Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Costume Designers Guild Awards 2021

Winner
CDG Award
Excellence in Period Film
Ann Roth
Matthew Pachtman (assistant costume designer) (plaque)
Elizabeth Kirby (supervisor) (plaque)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 2021

Winner
DFWFCA Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Nominee
DFWFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Actress
Viola Davis

Denver Film Critics Society 2021

Winner
DFCS Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Actress
Viola Davis
Best Adapted Screenplay
Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Detroit Film Critics Society Awards 2021

Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Best Actress
Viola Davis
Best Ensemble
Best Adapted Screenplay
Ruben Santiago-Hudson

DiscussingFilm Critics Awards 2021

Winner
Jury Award
Best Film Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Nominee
Jury Award
Best Film Actress
Viola Davis
Best Adapted Screenplay
Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Best Motion Picture
Best Film Ensemble
Best Costume Design
Ann Roth
Best Production Design
Mark Ricker

Film Independent Spirit Awards 2021

Nominee
Independent Spirit Award
Best Feature
Todd Black
Dany Wolf
Denzel Washington
Best Female Lead
Viola Davis
Best Male Lead
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Best Supporting Male
Colman Domingo
Best Supporting Male
Glynn Turman

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards 2020

Nominee
FFCC Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Best Actress
Viola Davis
Tied with Carey Mulligan for Promising Young Woman (2020) in second place
Best Ensemble
Best Adapted Screenplay
Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Tied with Chloé Zhao for Nomadland (2020) in second place

GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics 2021

Winner
Dorian Award
LGBTQ Film of the Year
Film Performance of the Year - Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Nominee
Dorian Award
Film Performance of the Year - Actress
Viola Davis

Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA) 2021

Nominee
GAFCA Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Best Actress
Viola Davis
Best Adapted Screenplay
Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Best Ensemble

GLAAD Media Awards 2021

Nominee
GLAAD Media Award
Outstanding Film - Wide Release

Gold Derby Awards 2021

Winner
Gold Derby Award
Lead Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Costume Design
Ann Roth
Makeup/Hair
Matiki Anoff
Larry M. Cherry
Sergio Lopez-Rivera
Mia Neal
Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Lead Actress
Viola Davis
Production Design
Mark Ricker
Adapted Screenplay
Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Sound
Skip Lievsay
Paul Urmson
Dane Lonsdale
Ensemble Cast
Chadwick Boseman
Dusan Brown
Jonny Coyne
Viola Davis
Colman Domingo
Taylour Paige
Michael Potts
Jeremy Shamos
Glynn Turman
Ensemble Cast
Chadwick Boseman
Dusan Brown
Jonny Coyne
Viola Davis
Colman Domingo
Taylour Paige
Michael Potts
Jeremy Shamos
Glynn Turman

Golden Globes, USA 2021

Winner
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Viola Davis

Gotham Awards 2021

Nominee
Gotham Independent Film Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.

Greater Western New York Film Critics Association Awards 2020

Nominee
GWNYFCA Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Best Actress
Viola Davis

Guild of Music Supervisors Awards 2021

Winner
GMS Award
Best Music Supervision for Film Budgeted Under 25 Million Dollars
Dawn Sutter Madell

Hawaii Film Critics Society 2021

Winner
HFCS Award
Best Costume Design
Ann Roth
Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Best Actress
Viola Davis
Best Adapted Screenplay
Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Best Makeup

Hollywood Critics Association 2021

Winner
HCA Award
Best Hair and Makeup
Matiki Anoff
Sergio Lopez-Rivera
Mia Neal
Larry M. Cherry
Sian Richards
Deidra Dixon
Jamika Wilson
Nominee
HCA Award
Best Cast Ensemble
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Best Actress
Viola Davis
Best Adapted Screenplay
Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Best Costume Design
Ann Roth
Best Production Design
Mark Ricker

Hollywood Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Guild Awards 2021

Winner
Artisan
Best Period and/or Character Makeup - Feature-Length Motion Picture
Matiki Anoff
Sergio Lopez-Rivera
Carl Fullerton
Debi Young
Best Period and/or Character Hair Styling - Feature-Length Motion Picture
Mia Neal
Larry M. Cherry
Leah Loukas
Tywan Williams

Hollywood Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Guild Awards 2020

Winner
Artisan
Best Period and/or Character Makeup - Feature-Length Motion Picture
Rachel Geary

Houston Film Critics Society Awards 2021

Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Best Actress
Viola Davis

IGN Summer Movie Awards 2020

Nominee
IGN Award
Best Lead Performer in a Movie
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.

Image Awards (NAACP) 2021

Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
Viola Davis
Outstanding Ensemble Cast in a Motion Picture
Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Motion Picture
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Colman Domingo
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Glynn Turman
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Taylour Paige
Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture
George C. Wolfe
Outstanding Soundtrack/Compilation Album
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (Music from the Netflix Film)

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US 2020

Winner
IFJA Award
Best Ensemble Acting
Nominee
IFJA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Best Director
George C. Wolfe
Best Actress
Viola Davis
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Best Supporting Actor
Colman Domingo
Best Picture

Indiewire Critics' Poll 2020

Nominee
ICP Award
Best Performance
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA) 2021

Nominee
INOCA
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.

Iowa Film Critics Awards 2021

Winner
IFC Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Nominee
IFC Award
Best Actress
Viola Davis

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 2021

Nominee
KCFCC Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards 2021

Winner
Sierra Award
Best Costume Design
Ann Roth

Latino Entertainment Journalists Association Film Awards 2021

Winner
LEJA Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Best Production Design and Set Design
Mark Ricker
Karen O'Hara
Diana Stoughton
Best Hair and Makeup
Mia Neal
Sergio Lopez-Rivera
Jamika Wilson
Nominee
LEJA Award
Best Picture
Todd Black
Denzel Washington
Dany Wolf
Best Actress
Viola Davis
Best Supporting Actor
Colman Domingo
Best Adapted Screenplay
Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Best Costume Design
Ann Roth
Best Sound
Best Ensemble Casting
Avy Kaufman

London Critics Circle Film Awards 2021

Winner
ALFS Award
Actor of the Year
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Nominee
ALFS Award
Actress of the Year
Viola Davis

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 2020

Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Best Supporting Actor
Glynn Turman
Nominee
LAFCA Award
Best Actress
Viola Davis

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 2021

Nominee
Golden Reel Award
Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing - Feature Dialogue and ADR
Paul Urmson (supervising sound editor)
Skip Lievsay (supervising sound editor)
Lidia Tamplenizza (supervising adr editor)
Michael Feuser (dialogue editor)
Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing - Feature Musical
Todd Kasow (supervising music editor)
Tim Marchiafava (music editor)

MTV Movie + TV Awards 2021

Winner
MTV Movie + TV Award
Best Performance in a Movie
Chadwick Boseman

Music City Film Critics' Association Awards 2021

Winner
MCFCA Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Best Acting Ensemble
Tied with One Night in Miami... (2020)
Nominee
MCFCA Award
Best Actress
Viola Davis
Best Production Design
Mark Ricker
Best Film
George C. Wolfe
Denzel Washington
Todd Black
Dany Wolf

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 2021

Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Actress
Viola Davis
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Best Supporting Actor
Glynn Turman

New York Film Critics, Online 2021

Winner
NYFCO Award
Best Use of Music
Branford Marsalis

North Carolina Film Critics Association 2021

Nominee
NCFCA Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Best Actress
Viola Davis
Best Adapted Screenplay
Ruben Santiago-Hudson

North Dakota Film Society 2021

Nominee
NDFS Award
Best Actress
Viola Davis
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.

North Texas Film Critics Association, US 2021

Nominee
NTFCA Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Best Actress
Viola Davis

Odyssey Awards 2020

Nominee
Odyssey Award
Best Lead Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Best Lead Actress
Viola Davis

Online Association of Female Film Critics 2021

Nominee
OAFFC Award
Best Male Lead
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Best Female Lead
Viola Davis
Best Acting Ensemble

Online Film & Television Association 2021

Winner
OFTA Film Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Best Costume Design
Ann Roth
Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Actress
Viola Davis
Best Ensemble
Best Adapted Screenplay
Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Best Production Design
Mark Ricker
Best Makeup and Hairstyling

Online Film Critics Society Awards 2021

Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Best Actress
Viola Davis
Best Adapted Screenplay
Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Palm Springs International Film Festival 2021

Winner
Desert Palm Achievement Award
Actress
Viola Davis

PGA Awards 2021

Nominee
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
Denzel Washington
Todd Black

Philadelphia Film Critics Circle Awards 2021

Winner
PFCC Award
Best Picture
Best Actress
Viola Davis
Nominee
PFCC Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Best Soundtrack/Score

Phoenix Critics Circle 2021

Winner
PCC Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Nominee
PCC Award
Best Actress
Viola Davis

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2021

Winner
PFCS Award
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Best Costume Design
Ann Roth

ReFrame 2021

Winner
ReFrame Stamp
Top 100 Most Popular Narrative & Animated Feature

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 2021

Nominee
SDFCS Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Best Actress
Viola Davis
Best Adapted Screenplay
Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Best Costume Design
Ann Roth
Best Use of Music in a Film

San Francisco Bay Area Film Critics Circle 2021

Winner
SFBAFCC Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Nominee
SFBAFCC Award
Best Production Design
Mark Ricker
Karen O'Hara
Best Actress
Viola Davis
Best Adapted Screenplay
Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Satellite Awards 2021

Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama
Viola Davis
Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Best Motion Picture, Drama
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Best Costume Design
Ann Roth

Seattle Film Critics Society 2021

Nominee
SFCS Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Best Actress
Viola Davis

Set Decorators Society of America, USA 2021

Nominee
SDSA Award
Best Achievement in Decor/Design of a Period Feature Film
Karen O'Hara (set decoration)
Diana Stoughton (set decoration)
Mark Ricker (production design)

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 2021

Winner
SEFCA Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Nominee
SEFCA Award
Best Picture

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US 2021

Winner
SLFCA Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Nominee
SLFCA Award
Best Production Design
Mark Ricker
Best Actress
Viola Davis
Best Adapted Screenplay
Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Based on the play by August Wilson.

Sunset Film Circle Awards 2020

Winner
SFC Award
Best Ensemble
Nominee
SFC Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Best Actress
Viola Davis
Best Film

The Queerties 2021

Nominee
Queerty
Film Performance
Colman Domingo
Studio Movie

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards 2021

Nominee
TFCA Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Best Actress
Viola Davis

Turkish Film Critics Association (SIYAD) Awards 2020

Nominee
SIYAD Award
Best Streaming Film
7th Place

USC Scripter Award 2021

Nominee
USC Scripter Award
Film
Ruben Santiago-Hudson
August Wilson
Based on the play written by August Wilson

Utah Film Critics Association Awards 2021

Nominee
UFCA Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously. Tied with Steven Yeun for Minari (2020) in second place.

Vancouver Film Critics Circle 2021

Winner
VFCC Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Nominee
VFCC Award
Best Actress
Viola Davis

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards 2021

Winner
WAFCA Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Nominee
WAFCA Award
Best Actress
Viola Davis
Best Acting Ensemble
Best Adapted Screenplay
Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Best Production Design
Mark Ricker
Karen O'Hara

Women Film Critics Circle Awards 2021

Winner
WFCC Award
Best Actor
Chadwick Boseman
Posthumously.
Nominee
Josephine Baker Award

Writers Guild of America, USA 2021

Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Adapted Screenplay
Ruben Santiago-Hudson

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