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    ‘Green Book’ Wins Best Picture Oscar

    The film scored the top honor at Sunday’s glitzy 91st annual Academy Awards ceremony, while Roma amassed prizes for best director, foreign language film and cinematography. Olivia Colman and Rami Malek walked away with best lead performances for The Favourite and Bohemian Rhapsody, while director Spike Lee gave a fiery speech about slavery and racism after his BlacKkKlansman won best adapted screenplay.

    How will history remember the 2019 Oscars? Observers suggest notable wins by women and people of color will keep pushing the industry in a more diversity-friendly direction.

    Don’t miss OZY’s Immodest Proposal on creating gender-fluid Oscar categories.

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