‘1917’ wins big at BAFTAs, as Phoenix slams lack of diversity

“1917” won seven awards at Sunday’s British Academy Film Awards, including best picture and best director, while best actor winner Joaquin Phoenix slammed the lack of diversity at the awards in his acceptance speech, saying it sent “a very clear message to people of color that ‘You’re not welcome here.’” (Feb. 2)

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Theron, Zellweger, more light up BAFTA red carpet

Film royalty mix with British royalty on the red carpet of the British Academy Film Awards in London. (Feb. 2)

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Diversity, inclusion in BAFTA noms

(9 Jan 2019) As “The Favourite” leads the race for the British Academy Film Awards, the BAFTA chair -Dame Pippa Harris – highlights the changes the institution has made in terms of diversity over the past 12 months. (Jan. 9)

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Back to black on BAFTA red carpet

Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Lawrence and Lupita Nyong’o were among the stars to wear black to Sunday’s British Academy Film Awards in London in support of the Time’s Up movement. (Feb. 19)

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Unmasking the BAFTA trophy process

An in-depth look at the molten metal process used to create the iconic BAFTA masks, which will be handed out at the British Academy Film Awards in London on February 18. (Feb. 7)

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