2017 BAFTA Nominations for Best Film

Posted January 10, 2017

Below are the BAFTA nominees for Best Film for 2016.  The winner will be announced on February 12th, 2017.  Check back after the award ceremony for updated rankings!


Directed by Barry Jenkins | Rated R | 111 min | 2016

A timeless story of human self-discovery and connection, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.

La La Land

Directed by Damien Chazelle | Rated PG-13 | 128 min | 2016

A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles.

Manchester by the Sea

Directed by Kenneth Lonergan | Rated R | 137 min | 2016

An uncle is forced to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy's father dies.


Directed by Denis Villeneuve | Rated PG-13 | 116 min | 2016

When 12 mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors.

I, Daniel Blake

Directed by Ken Loach | Rated R | 100 min | 2016

A middle aged carpenter who requires state welfare after injuring himself, is joined by a single mother in a similar scenario.