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LA Film Critics Association Awards: Big Night for ‘Moonlight,’ Other Indie Darlings

'Moonlight' director Barry Jenkins accepts the LAFCA's best director award (Courtesy: Scott Feinberg)

‘Moonlight’ director Barry Jenkins at the LAFCAs (Courtesy: Scott Feinberg)

By: Scott Feinberg
The Hollywood Reporter

The team from the Los Angeles-set musical La La Land was seated at the table directly in front of the podium at the 42nd annual Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards on Saturday night, but there was no confusion about which film was the favorite of the L.A. critics. That would be the Miami-set indie Moonlight, which — as was announced back on Dec. 4 — won for best film, director (Barry Jenkins), supporting actor (Mahershala Ali) and cinematography (James Laxton).

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