ICYMI: BAFTA Award Winners 2017

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Dev Patel took home is first BAFTA for his portrayal of Saroo Brierley (his most acclaimed performance since 2008’s ‘Slumdog Millionaire’) in Garth Davis’s ‘Lion’. (Image: bafta.org)

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards celebrated the best achievements of film on Sunday night. Many Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild recipients of this awards season also took home BAFTA’s bronze mask. With a few beneficiaries bucking the trend, such as Lion‘s deserving lead Dev Patel, Damien Chazelle‘s charming musical La La Land dominated unsurprisingly.

In case you missed it, here is FRED the ALIEN’s summary of this year’s BAFTA Award winners. Congratulations to all, and thank you for entertaining, moving, and inspiring us at the movies!

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(Images sourced from bafta.org)

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Mel Brooks was the recipient of the non-competitive BAFTA Fellowship Award for his lifetime contribution to film. (Image: bafta.org)

 

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