Baftas 2020

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Embroidered capes aside, here's how to support female film-makers
Natalie Portman had some snubbed names stitched into her red carpet outfit; here are five more ways to try and enable women directors to get a fairer shake

Kate Muir

13, Feb, 2020 @4:53 PM

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A female director Oscar? Three ways to fix film awards season
From Netflix-only own ceremony to a big Baftas shakeup, here are three bold steps to right the wrongs highlighted by this year’s mistakes

David Cox

12, Feb, 2020 @12:08 PM

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Syrians need more than our tears | Letter
Letter: After director Waad Al-Kateab’s moving plea for support for Syrians trapped in Idlib at the Bafta awards ceremony on Sunday, Hombeline Dulière of the aid agency Cafod calls for action to bring an urgent end to the conflict


06, Feb, 2020 @5:56 PM

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Prince William's Baftas tirade was insultingly misdirected – he should resign as its president | David Cox
Is the Duke of Cambridge sabotaging the voting system? Or simply saving face by attacking an acceptable – if innocent – party?

David Cox

06, Feb, 2020 @1:04 PM

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Sandy Powell's Bafta suit raises funds to save Derek Jarman's cottage
Costume designer secures signatures of more than 100 actors and dignitaries

Caroline Davies

04, Feb, 2020 @6:13 PM

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A weaponised hell-run of selfie-taking: my journey into the heart of the Baftas | Stuart Heritage
Surely the Baftas couldn’t be as bad as they look on TV? The Guardian’s intrepid reporter hit the red carpet to find out

Stuart Heritage

03, Feb, 2020 @4:59 PM

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Great speech, Joaquin – but you should have just boycotted the Baftas | Suzanne Moore
Joker star Joaquin Phoenix was right to attack ‘systemic racism’ in the film industry, but wrong to even collect his best actor award, writes Suzanne Moore

Suzanne Moore

03, Feb, 2020 @4:21 PM

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Prince William's ticking off means Bafta must get serious about diversity
Bafta seeks to project the image of a global, inclusive institution but the reality suggests it is guided by outdated traditions and prejudices

Steve Rose

03, Feb, 2020 @3:41 PM

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Taika Waititi jokes about Britain's colonial history as Jojo Rabbit wins a Bafta
New Zealand director, who took award for best adapted screenplay, says ‘It’s very nice to take a bit of your gold back home’

Eleanor Ainge Roy

03, Feb, 2020 @1:32 AM

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Baftas 2020: 1917 and Joaquin Phoenix triumph – as it happened
It’s the biggest night of the year in British cinema. Join us to find out who wore what, whether incoming host Graham Norton managed to make us forget the horror of Joanna Lumley – and who won this year’s prizes

Alex Needham, Lauren Cochrane and Ellie Violet Bramley

03, Feb, 2020 @12:00 AM

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Joaquin Phoenix's attack on Baftas for 'systemic racism' hailed by film industry
Actor’s speech addressing issues of diversity and reputation meets with ‘uncomfortable silence’ – and much praise

Catherine Shoard

02, Feb, 2020 @11:58 PM

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The monarchy, Al Pacino and Cats: the key snubs of this year's Baftas
The red carpet has been rolled and the awards doled out – so who has most cause to go home weeping?

Guardian film

02, Feb, 2020 @11:32 PM

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