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POSTED ON Feb 23, 2015 BY Jason

2015 Rainbow Cinema Awards

In order to bring attention to diverse films and artists not recognized by the academy, we introduced the Rainbow Cinema Awards.

Here is the list of the 2015 nominees and winners. They are all well worth seeking out!

Best Documentary

TO BE TAKEI - Winner
THE CASE AGAINST 8
KUMU HINA
OUT IN THE NIGHT
BACK ON BOARD: GREG LOUGANIS

Best Actress

Pei-Pei Cheng: LILTING - Winner
Gugu Mbatha-Raw: BEYOND THE LIGHTS
Tilda Cobham-Hervey: 52 TUESDAYS
Leighton Meester: LIFE PARTNERS
Teri Malvar: ANITA'S LAST CHA-CHA

Best Actor

David Oyelowo: SELMA - Winner
Julian Walker: BLACKBIRD
Bill Hader: THE SKELETON TWINS
Chadwick Boseman: GET ON UP
Patrick Stewart: MATCH

Best Director

Ava DuVernay: SELMA - Winner
Sophie Hyde: 52 TUESDAYS
Desiree Akhavan: APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR
Ira Sachs: LOVE IS STRANGE
Patrick-Ian Polk: BLACKBIRD
Hong Khaou: LILTING
Justin Simian: DEAR WHITE PEOPLE
Susanna Fogel: LIFE PARTNERS

Best Picture

PRIDE - Winner
LOVE IS STRANGE
LILTING
52 TUESDAYS
APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR
SELMA
BLACKBIRD
THE WAY HE LOOKS