The FAFTAs

The FAFTAs are our annual awards ceremony, celebrating the best of MNFC dictatorship over the previous year.  These awards are hotly contested, and the annual event is now known in the industry as the award ceremony of the year in London.

The Founder’s Award for Film of the Year:

2014  Adam (The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters)

2015  Adam (The Act of Killing) and Sam (The Kings of Summer)

2016  Susan (Slow West)

Idi Amin Award for Most Memorable Evening:  

2014  Everyone (The Great Dictator)

2015   Jon/Lucy (Don’t Look Now)

2016  Jon (Tokyo Godfathers)

Fidel Castro Award for Inspiring the Most Intelligent Chin-Stroking:  

2014  Jon (An Evening of Animated Shorts)

2015  Adam (The Act of Killing)

2016  Lisa (Eraserhead)

Oliver Cromwell Award for Best British Film:  

2014  Susan (Son of Rambow)

2015  Susan (Frank)

2016  Susan (Slow West)

Benito Mussolini Award for Best Foreign Language Film:

2014  Matt (Les Intouchables)

2015  Adam (The Act of Killing)

2016  Lucy (A Separation)

Robert Mugabe Improbable Film Choice Award:  

2014  Adam (The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters)

2015  Helen (The Lego Movie)

2016  Jon (Tokyo Godfathers)

Muammar Gaddafi Award for Most Pretentious Film:  

2014  Becca (Holy Motors)

2015  Jon (Offret)

2016  Lisa (Eraserhead)

Francisco Franco Award for Culinary Flare:  

2014  Di (Biancanieves)  For Chorizo stew, mulled wine, Christmas biscuits and mince pies

2015  Lisa (The Station Agent) Cuban Pork  and Sam (In Bruges) Lamb Meatballs

2016  Jon (Tokyo Godfathers) Pork Baps, Mince Pies, Christmas Cocktails

Chairman Mao Award for Quote of the Year:  

2014  Adam (King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters) “Mr. Awesome: Everything would’ve fell right into place, but he forgot about one thing: About me convincing Steve Wiebe not to be a chump, talking him out of chumpatizing himself.”

2015  Susan (Frank) “Stale beer, fat fucks, smoked out, cow-poked, sequined mountain ladies, I love you all.  Put your arms around me, fiddly digits, itchy britches, I love you all”

2016  Matt (What We Do In The Shadows) “I think we drink virgin blood because it sounds cool.  I think of it like this.  If you are going to eat a sandwich, you would enjoy it more if you knew no one had fucked it.”

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