2015 National Society of Film Critics Awards
50th NSFC Awards
January 3, 2016
Best Non-Fiction Film:
Best Foreign Language Film:
Winners are listed in boldface along with the runner-up positions and counts from the final round:
Best Supporting Actor
Best Supporting Actress
- Kristen Stewart – Clouds of Sils Maria (53)
- Alicia Vikander – Ex Machina (23)
- Kate Winslet – Steve Jobs (17)
- Elizabeth Banks – Love & Mercy (17)
- Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer – Spotlight (21)
- Charlie Kaufman – Anomalisa (15)
- Charles Randolph and Adam McKay – The Big Short (15)
- Edward Lachman – Carol (25)
- Mark Lee Ping Bin – The Assassin (22)
- John Seale – Mad Max: Fury Road (12)
Best Foreign Language Film
- Timbuktu – Abderrahmane Sissako (22)
- Phoenix – Christian Petzold (20)
- The Assassin – Hou Hsiao-hsien (16)
Best Non-Fiction Film
- Amy – Asif Kapadia (23)
- In Jackson Heights – Frederick Wiseman (18)
- Seymour: An Introduction – Ethan Hawke (15)
Film Heritage Awards
- Film Society of Lincoln Center and programmers Jake Perlin and Michelle Materre for the series Tell It Like It Is: Black Independents in New York, 1968–1986.
- The Criterion Collection and L'Immagine Ritrovata, for the restoration and packaging of the reconstructed version of The Apu Trilogy by Satyajit Ray.
- Lobster Films and Fondazione Cineteca di Bologna, for the restoration of Charlie Chaplin's Essanay Studios.
As per the tradition of the National Society of Film Critics, the ceremony was dedicated to the memory of two distinguished members of the Society who died in the previous year. In 2015, it went to TIME Magazine editor Richard Corliss.
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- "Awards for 2015 films". National Society of Film Critics. January 3, 2016. Retrieved January 4, 2016.
- Cox, Gordon (January 3, 2016). "'Spotlight' Named Best Picture by National Society of Film Critics". Variety. Retrieved January 4, 2016.