New York Film Critics Circle Award Dinner 2020 January 8, 2020 By: superuser Last night at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards Dinner, we welcomed recipients, presenters and guests. Lupita Nyong’o accepted her award for Best Actress. Director Mati Diop picked up her award for Best First Film. Adam Sandler and one of the directors of Uncut Gems hugged. Actor Isaach de Bankolé smiled as he sat at a table with director Claire Denis. Reese Witherspoon sat alongside Laura Dern as Mati Diop stirred her cocktail. Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (The Watchmen) presented and award to Lupita Nyong’o. The cast, director and producers of The Irishman accepted their Best Film award.