WOMEN FILM CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS 2005

The Women Film Critics Circle (WFCC) congratulates the winners of our 2005 awards:

BEST PICTURE BY A WOMAN:
Prize Winner Of Defiance, Ohio: Jane Anderson

BEST PICTURE ABOUT WOMEN: (tie winners)
In Her Shoes: Curtis Hanson
Nine Lives: Rodrigo Garcia

BEST ACTRESS:
Charlize Theron: North Country

BEST ACTOR:
David Strathairn: Good Night and Good Luck

BEST COMEDIC PERFORMANCE: (tie winners)
Paula Parker: Hustle & Flow
Sarah Jessica Parker: The Family Stone

BEST SOUNDTRACK: Dianne Reeves, Good Night And Good Luck

BEST ENSEMBLE CAST:
Pride And Prejudice

BEST FEMALE IMAGES IN A MOVIE:
North Country: Charlize Theron, Frances McDormond, Sissy Spacek

BEST FOREIGN FILM:
Sequins: Eleonore Faucher

MOST OFFENSIVE MALE CHARACTERS
Nicolas Cage: Lord Of War
Damon Dash: State Property II
Johnny Depp: The Libertine

WFCC HALL OF SHAME:
Domino: Tony Scott
Don’t Move: Sergio Castellitto

BEST TITLE, IN RECOGNITION OF THE HOPEFULLY INNER FEMALE IN EVERY MACHO
GUY: Cinderella Man

BEST EQUALITY OF THE SEXES: March Of The Penguins

BEST ANIMATED FEMALE: Helena Bonham Carter, Corpse Bride

SPECIAL MENTION AWARDS:

BEST DOCUMENTARIES
In Recognition Of Women’s Excellence In Documentary Filmmaking, In
Light of their General Exclusion From Mainstream Filmmaking:

ABOVE AND BEYOND:
The Future Of Food: Debra Koons Garcia

GROUNDBREAKER:
McLibel: Fanny Armstrong
Lipstick & Dynamite, Piss & Vinegar: The First Ladies Of Wrestling:
Ruth Leitman

COURAGE IN FILMMAKING:
Wall: Simone Bitton

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: RUBY DEE

ACTING AND ACTIVISM:
Vanessa Redgrave
Lynn Whitfield (Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story).

Award winners were announced on the air on Wednesday, December 28th, 2005 on our WFCC Awards Special, on WBAI in NY, 99.5 FM.

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