“Let It Shine” star Trevor Jackson and “Beast of the Southern Wild” actress Quvenzhane Wallis have both been nominated for a Black Reel Award.
Trevor was nomination in the category of Outstanding Actors and Actresses, while Quvenzhane was nominated for her role as Hushpuppy in the Louisiana-based film “Beasts of the Southern Wild” in the category of Best Breakthrough Performance.
The Black Reel Awards is made up of over 30 votes around the country and selects films featuring African-Americans and other people of color. The 13th annual Black Reel Awards winners will be announced on February 7, 2013 in Washington, DC on Blog Talk Radio.
See full list of nominees.
Congrats Trevor and Quvenzhane! Good luck to all of the nominees.
Photo: (Quvenzhane) Kirk McKoy