Alliance of Women Film Journalists Awards 2009

It’s nothing new, but I enjoy their women’s appreciation awards and their “special mentions.”

Alliance of Women Film Journalists Awards 2009


Best Film:
The Hurt Locker

Best Animated Film:

Best Director:
Kathryn Bigelow – The Hurt Locker

Best Screenplay, Original:
(500) Days of Summer – Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber

Best Screenplay, Adapted
Up In The Air – Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner

Best Documentary
The Cove

Best Actress
Carey Mulligan – An Education

Best Actress In Supporting Role
Monique – Precious

Best Actor
Jeff Bridges – Crazy Heart

Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Christopher Waltz – Inglorious Basterds

Best Ensemble Cast
The Hurt Locker

Best Editing
Sally Menke – Inglorious Basterds

Most Beautiful Film
Bright Star

Best Non-English-Language Film
Summer Hours


Best Woman Director
Kathryn Bigelow – The Hurt Locker

Best Woman Screenwriter

Jane Campion – Bright Star

Best Animated Female
Coraline in Coraline

Best Breakthrough Performance
Carey Mulligan – An Education

Women’s Image Award
Kathryn Bigelow

Perseverance Award
Agnes Varda

Actress Defying Age and Ageism
Meryl Streep – Julie & Julia and It’s Complicated

Sexist Pig Award
Robert Luketic for The Ugly Truth

This Year’s Outstanding Achievement By A Woman In The Film Industry
Kathryn Bigelow for The Hurt Locker

Lifetime Achievement Award
Agnes Varda

AWFJ Award For Humanitarian Activism
Rebecca Cammisa for Which Way Home


AWFJ Hall Of Shame Award
Robert Luketic – The Ugly Truth

Actress Most in Need Of A New Agent
Hilary Swank

Movie You Wanted To Love But Just Couldn’t

Unforgettable Moment Award (Tie)
Inglorious Basterds – Shoshanna (Melanie Laurent) burns down the theater
Precious – Mary (Mo’Nique) admits the abuse

Best Depiction Of Nudity, Sexuality, or Seduction (Tie)
An Education – Carey Mulligan and Peter Saarsgard
It’s Complicated – – Meryl Streep and Alec Baldwin

Sequel That Shouldn’t Have Been Made Award
Transformers Revenge of the Fallen

The Remake That Shouldn’t Have Been Made Award
Land of the Lost

Cultural Crossover Award
District 9

Bravest Performance Award
Mo’Nique in Precious

Most Egregious Age Difference Between The Leading Man and The Love Interest Award
Whatever Works – Larry David and Evan Rachel Wood (40 years difference)

[Source: Cinematical]


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