Female film director Cloie Chao has won the Best Director award for Nomadland. She is the second woman in the 93-year history of the Oscar Awards to win this award. Actress Francis McDoramand was given the Best Actress Award for Nomadland.
Noted actor Anthony Hopkins has received the Best Actor Award. He is the oldest actor to have received this award. The 83-year-old British actor received the award for the film ‘The Father’.
Accepting the award for Best Director, Chloe Chao said, “Wherever I have met in this world, I have only found goodness.” This award is for those who believe in being good and who have the courage to remain so, no matter how difficult it may be. This award is for all of you – you inspire me. “