Black Reel Awards of 2012
The 2012 Black Reel Awards, which annually recognize and celebrate the achievements of black people in feature, independent and television films, took place in Washington, D.C. on February 9, 2012. While the film Pariah had the most nominations with nine, The Help was the big winner taking home six out of the seven awards for which it was nominated. Attack the Block and Shame were also multiple winners, with each winning two awards. Octavia Spencer, Viola Davis and Steve McQueen also won two awards apiece.
|12th Black Reel Awards|
|Date||February 9, 2012|
Winners and nominees
Winners are listed first and highlighted in bold.
|Best Film||Best Director|
|Best Actor||Best Actress|
|Best Supporting Actor||Best Supporting Actress|
|Best Breakthrough Performance||Best Ensemble (Awarded to Casting Directors)|
|Best Original or Adapted Song||Outstanding Original Score|
|Best Screenplay, Adapted or Original||Best Independent Short|
|Best Feature Documentary||Best Independent Documentary|
|Best Independent Feature||Best Foreign Film|
|Best Television Documentary or Special||Best Television Miniseries or Movie|
|Best Actor in a TV Movie or Limited Series||Best Actress in a TV Movie or Limited Series|
- The Help Cleans Up At the Black Reel Awards, February 10, 2012. Retrieved February 12, 2012.