‘Nomadland’ and ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ Named Top Films at Dorian Awards (Exclusive)

Chloé Zhao’s Oscar frontrunner “Nomadland” won best film and “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” was named best LGBTQ Film at the Dorian Awards (Galeca: The Society Of LGBTQ Entertainment) during a virtual ceremony.“Nomadland” was also named most visually striking film, and Zhao took home the award for best director.The three-hour Dorians Film Toast was broadcast on LGBTQ+ streaming platform Revry.

Karel served as the ceremony’s host.The late Chadwick Boseman continued with his posthumous honors, winning best actor for his role as Levee in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.” Co-star Colman Domingo accepted on his behalf, saying: “[He was] such an incredible human, scholar, humanitarian and a really wonderful actor.

Creating complex roles about the African American experience, and about people who are marginalized in society and trying to stand up and have a strong voice, fighting for representation—that is Chadwick Boseman’s legacy.”Carey Mulligan won best actress.

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