GALECA, The Society of LGBTQ Critics, has announced the winners of their 2022 Dorian Film Awards. The Netflix film The Power of the Dog took home Best Film, while Kristen Stewart’s portrayal of Princess Diana in this year’s Spencer landed her the Best Film Performance award. Other top winners included West Side Story‘s Ariana DeBose, legendary actress Rita Moreno, and Spanish film director Pedro Almodovar.

Originating in 2010, GALECA’s Dorian Awards recognize the best in mainstream and queer television and film, hosting two separate shows during the year. GALECA is comprised of over 350 international critics, journalists, and broadcasters who work for some of the most prominent and influential media outlets in the world (including this one).

A full list of all the Dorian Film Award winners is available below.

BEST FILM

The Power of the Dog (Netflix)

BEST LGBTQ FILM

Flee (Neon, Participant)

BEST NON-ENGLISH LANGUAGE FILM

Drive My Car (Janus)

BEST UNSUNG FILM

Passing (Netflix)

BEST DIRECTOR

Jane Campion, The Power of the Dog (Netflix)

BEST SCREENPLAY

The Power of the Dog (Netflix) – Jane Campion (adapted)

BEST FILM PERFORMANCE

Kristen Stewart, Spencer (Neon)

BEST SUPPORTING FILM PERFORMANCE

Ariana DeBose, West Side Story (20th Century Studios)

BEST DOCUMENTARY

Flee (Neon, Participant)

BEST LGBTQ DOCUMENTARY

Flee (Neon, Participant)

MOST VISUALLY STRIKING FILM

Dune (Warner Bros.)

BEST ANIMATED FILM

Flee (Neon, Participant)

BEST FILM MUSIC

Tick, Tick… Boom! (Netflix)

“WE’RE WILDE ABOUT YOU!” RISING STAR

Ariana DeBose

WILDE ARTIST
(to a truly groundbreaking force in film, theatre and/or television)

Pedro Almodóvar

CAMPIEST FLICK

House of Gucci (United Artists)

TIMELESS STAR
(to an actor or performer whose exemplary career is marked by character, wisdom and wit)

Rita Moreno

GALECA LGBTQIA+ FILM TRAILBLAZER

Pedro Almodóvar

Additional information about GALECA and its members can be found via their website.

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