Regina Hall Is The First Black Woman To Win Best Actress At NYFCC

Contributed by Taylor Ardrey

Regina Hall makes history at the 2018 New York Film Critics Circle Awards (NYFCC). In the NYFCC’s 83 year history, Hall became the first Black women to win the award for Best Actress for her role in “Support The Girls”.

Support The Girls film website synopsis:

“Lisa Conroy is the last person you’d expect to find in a highway-side ‘sports bar with curves’,— but as general manager at Double Whammies, she’s come to love the place and its customers. An incurable den mother, she nurtures and protects her girls fiercely–but over the course of one trying day, her optimism is battered from every direction…Double Whammies sells a big, weird American fantasy, but what happens when reality pokes a bunch of holes in it?”

Check out the “Support The Girls” trailer below:

Regina King also received the award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Barry Jenkin’s adaptation of James Baldwin’s “If Beale Street Could Talk.”

 

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