January 25, 2016 at 2:12 pm EST | by Mariah Cooper
‘Carol’ comes out on top at GALECA awards
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Cate Blanchett gives an assured performance as the title character in Todd Haynes’ ‘Carol.’ (Photo courtesy Weinstein Productions)

“Carol” was the star of the GALECA Awards with five wins including Best Film and Best LGBTQ Film of the Year.

Cate Blanchett also won for Best Performance of the Year for an actress for her portrayal of Carol and Todd Haynes won for Best Director. Phyllis Nagy scored a win for Best Screenplay.

Leonardo DiCaprio continued his winning streak for Best Performance of the Year for an actor in “The Revenant.” Unsung Film of the Year went to transgender-led comedy “Tangerine.” “Transparent” took home Comedy of the Year and LGBTQ T.V. Show of the Year and Jeffrey Tambor won T.V. Performance of the Year for actor.

Unsung T.V. Show of the Year went to “Looking” and “Empire” won for Campy T.V. Show of the Year.

The GALECA Awards, otherwise known as The Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association, honors both mainstream and LGBT-centric entertainment. For a full list of winners and nominees, visit here.

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