Creed Takes Home Top Honors

Creed Takes Home Top Honors

In the midst of a turbulent controversy surrounding the sweeping lack of recognition of African-American films and filmmakers at the upcoming Academy Awards, FAAAF’S 16th Annual Black Reel Awards conferred their honors today on 2016’s finest feature and independent films and television featuring blacks in front of and behind the camera. From the Nation’s Capital in Washington, D.C., films and actors that were largely ignored by the Academy found recognition. The heavyweight champ of the year was Creed, the distant sequel to 1976’s Rocky. The film won Outstanding Film, Outstanding…