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70th BAFTA Awards

THE  70th BAFTA AWARDS /

THE BRITISH ACADEMY FILM AWARDS

Took place on Sunday 12th February 2017 in London at the Royal Albert Hall

BAFTA WINNERS IN THE FILM CATEGORY:

Best Film: La La Land

Best Director: Damien Chazelle – La La Land

Best Actor: Casey Affleck – Manchester by the Sea

Best Actress: Emma Stone – La La Land

Best Supporting Actor: Dev Patel – Lion

Best Supporting Actress: Viola Davis – Fences

Best British Film: I, Daniel Blake directed by Ken Loach

Best Original Screenplay: Kenneth Lonergan – Manchester by the Sea

Best Adapted Screenplay: Luke Davies – Lion

Best Costume Design: Madeline Fontaine – Jackie

Best Foreign Language Film: Son of Saul – directed by Lazlo Nemes

Best Animated Film: Kubo and the Two Strings

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/70th_British_Academy_Film_Awards

 

2016 Cannes Film Festival

2016 CANNES FILM FESTIVAL WINNERS

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Winners of the five main prizes at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival were as follows: –

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Palm d’Or:  I, Daniel Blake  directed by Ken Loach

Best Director: shared between :

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Cristian Mungiu for Graduation

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Olivier Assayas for Personal Shopper starring Kristen Stewart

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Best Actor:  Shahab Hosseini for The Salesman

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Best Actress:  Jaclyn Jose for Ma’ Rosa

Best Screenplay:  Asghar Farhadi for The Salesman

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Queer Palm Award: The Lives of Thérèse directed by Sébastien Lifshitz (documentary)

2006 Cannes Film Festival

2006 Cannes Film Festival Winners

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Winners of the five main prizes at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival were as follows: –

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Palm d’Or: The Wind that Shakes the Barley directed by Ken Loach

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Best Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu director of Babel

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Best Actor:  The cast  of Indigènes  (Jamel Debbouze, Samy Naceri, Sami Bouajila, Roschdy Zem) – Days of Glory

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Best Actress: Penélope Cruz for Volver

Best Screenplay: Pedro Almodóvar for Volver

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2006_Cannes_Film_Festival

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