NAACP Image Awards | Thursday February 12, 2009

 

Nominees & Voting

Motion Picture Categories


Outstanding Motion Picture

"Cadillac Records" (Sony Music Film/Parkwood Pictures)
"Miracle at St. Anna" (Touchstone Pictures)
"The Secret Life of Bees" (Fox Searchlight)
"Seven Pounds" (Columbia Pictures)
"Tyler Perry’s The Family That Preys" (Lionsgate)


Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture

Derek Luke – "Miracle at St. Anna" (Touchstone Pictures)
Don Cheadle – "Traitor" (Overture Films)
Jeffrey Wright – "Cadillac Records" (Sony Music Film/Parkwood Pictures)
Rob Brown – "The Express" (Universal Pictures)
Will Smith – "Seven Pounds" (Columbia Pictures)


Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture

Alfre Woodard – "Tyler Perry’s The Family That Preys" (Lionsgate)
Angela Bassett – "Tyler Perry’s Meet The Browns" (Lionsgate)
Dakota Fanning – "The Secret Life of Bees" (Fox Searchlight)
Queen Latifah – "The Secret Life of Bees" (Fox Searchlight)
Rosario Dawson – "Seven Pounds" (Columbia Pictures)


Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture

Cedric the Entertainer – "Cadillac Records" (Sony Music Film/Parkwood Pictures)
Columbus Short – "Cadillac Records" (Sony Music Film/Parkwood Pictures)
Dev Patel – "Slumdog Millionaire" (Fox Searchlight)
Mos Def – "Cadillac Records" (Sony Music Film/Parkwood Pictures)
Nate Parker – "The Secret Life of Bees" (Fox Searchlight)


Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

Alicia Keys – "The Secret Life of Bees" (Fox Searchlight)
Beyoncé Knowles – "Cadillac Records" (Sony Music Film/Parkwood Pictures)
Jennifer Hudson – "The Secret Life of Bees" (Fox Searchlight)
Sophie Okonedo – "The Secret Life of Bees" (Fox Searchlight)
Taraji P. Henson – "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" (Paramount)


The nominees listed in the following categories were voted upon by Subcommittees.


Outstanding Independent Motion Picture

"Ballast" (Alluvial Film Co.)
"Noah’s Arc: Jumping the Broom" (Logo)
"Rachel Getting Married" (Sony Pictures Classics)
"Slumdog Millionaire" (Fox Searchlight)
"The Visitor" (Overture Films)


Outstanding Foreign Motion Picture

"Captain Abu Raed" (Neoclassics Films)
"The Class" (Sony Pictures Classics)
"Mongol" (Picturehouse)
"Song of Sparrows" (Regent Releasing)
"Under the Same Moon" (Fox Searchlight)


Outstanding Documentary

"The Black List" (HBO)
"Black Magic" (ESPN)
"CNN Presents: Black in America" (CNN)
"Dare Not Walk Alone" (DNWA Productions)
"Trouble the Water" (Zeitgeist Films)