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Daniel Kaluuya Wins His First Oscar

Daniel Kaluuya paid tribute to Fred Hampton, the late Black Panther founder and activist, after winning his first Oscar for portraying the historical figure in 'Judas and The Black Messiah'.

Daniel Kaluuya walked away with the "Best Supporting Actor" award for his role in the critically acclaimed movie Judas and The Black Messiah. This Oscar nod follows a strew of 2021 film award wins, for his Fred Hampton portrayal, which include the Golden Globes, Critics Choice Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAGAs) and the British Academy Film and Telvision Awards (BAFTAS).

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South African Documentary 'My Octopus Teacher' Bags An Oscar

'My Octopus Teacher', a South African eco-documentary, won the 'Best Feature Documentary' award at the 93rd Oscars.

South Africa has, once again, made it onto the Oscars winners' list. This comes after My Octopus Teacher, a 2020 Netflix original, bagged an award in the "Best Feature Documentary" category. My Octopus Teacher also won at the British Academy Film and Television Awards (BAFTAs) on Sunday, April 11.

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