“12 Years A Slave” wins Golden Globe for Best Dramatic Motion Picture

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After what was turning into a shut out of awards for black actors and African-American themed projects, Fox Searchlight’s 12 Years A Slave won the last and most-coveted Golden Globe of the night – Best Motion Picture – Drama.  Director Steve McQueen accepted on behalf of the producers and cast, graciously speaking as the actors Chiwetel Ejiofor, Lupita Nyong’o, Michael Fassbender, Sarah Paulson and others gathered on stage during the surprise win. The only other Golden Globe related to a black-themed project went to U2 for its Original Song in Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom

Perhaps African Americans will fare better at the Oscars – Academy Award nominations will be announced on January 16th.

article by Lori Lakin Hutcherson

 

7 thoughts on ““12 Years A Slave” wins Golden Globe for Best Dramatic Motion Picture”

  1. So happy with the nominations this year and for 12 Years A Slave. Great movie. I do think that The Butler was snubbed though. I personally thought it was a great film and Oprah’s performance was outstanding.

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