3rd Annual Rainbow Cinema Awards
The Rainbow Cinema Awards recognize diversity in cinema, particularly performances in films connected to the LGBTQ community.
 
Best Cisgender Female Actor
Alba Martinez Medina - VICTOR XX
Dylan Gelula - FIRST GIRL I LOVED
Gil Le - LOVE
Ingrid Jungermann - WOMEN WHO KILL
Janelle Monáe - MOONLIGHT
Laura Zaks - HER STORY
Lola Kirke - AWOL
Sarah-Jane Dias - ANGRY INDIAN GODDESSES
Thishiwe Ziqubu - WHILE YOU WEREN'T LOOKING
Tuva Jagell - GIRLS LOST
Other  
Best Cisgender Male Actor
Alex Lawther - DEPARTURE
André Holland - MOONLIGHT
Garrett Clayton - KING COBRA
Ignacio Rogers - ESTEROS
Jake Choi - FRONT COVER
Joe Seo - SPA NIGHT
John Cho - STAR TREK BEYOND
Lucas Near-Verbrugghe - LAZY EYE
Mahershala Ali - MOONLIGHT
Petrice Jones - PLAY THE DEVIL
Other  
Best Transgender Actor
Angelica Ross - HER STORY
Cole Woods - SAY U WILL
Daniela Vega - LA VISITA
Devan Torres - WHITTIER BOULEVARD
Jen Richards - HER STORY
Kelly Mantle - CONFESSIONS OF A WOMANIZER
Kingston Farady - TRANSCEND
Kristina Hernandez - STEALTH
Mya Taylor - HAPPY BIRTHDAY MARSHA, DIANE FROM THE MOON
Other  
Best Director
Adelina Anthony - BRUISING FOR BESOS
Alexandra-Therese Keining - GIRLS LOST
Annalise Ophelian - MAJOR!
Barry Jenkins - MOONLIGHT
Clyde Petersen - TORREY PINES
Ingrid Jungermann - WOMEN WHO KILL
Rhys Ernst - WE'VE BEEN AROUND
Sydney Freeland - HER STORY
Tom Brown - PUSHING DEAD
Viet Max - LOVE
Other  
Best Picture (Documentary) 
CHECK IT directed by Dana Flor and Toby Openheimer
FEMME BRUTAL directed by Liesa Kovacs and Nick Prokesch
KIKI directed by Sara Jordenö
MAJOR! directed by Annalise Ophelian
RAISING ZOEY directed by Dante H. Alencastre
REAL BOY directed by Shaleece Haas
STRIKE A POSE directed by Ester Gould and Reijer Zwaan
SUITED directed by Jason Benjamin
TWO SOFT THINGS, TWO HARD THINGS directed by Mark Kenneth Woods and Michael Yerxa
WEEKENDS directed by Lee Dong-ha
Other  
Best Picture (Narrative)
ANGRY INDIAN GODDESSES directed by Pan Nalin
BEING 17 directed by André Téchiné
FIRST GIRL I LOVED directed by Kerem Sanga
GIRLS LOST directed by Alexandra-Therese Keining
MOONLIGHT directed by Barry Jenkins
OTHER PEOPLE directed by Chris Kelly
PLAY THE DEVIL directed by Maria Govan
PUSHING DEAD directed by Tom Brown
SPA NIGHT directed by Andrew Ahn
WOMEN WHO KILL directed by Ingrid Jungermann
Other