| WATCH | SA’s My Octopus Teacher wins Bafta for Very most racy Documentary

Craig Foster and the octopus in My Octopus Teacher.

Craig Foster and the octopus in My Octopus Teacher.

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The Bafta Awards took location on Sunday evening and a South African documentary took home undoubtedly one of many stop prizes.

Broadcast at 20: 00 (CAT) from London’s Albert Hall with out an viewers attributable to coronavirus restrictions, the awards went forward no topic a duration of nationwide mourning for the death of Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth, on Friday.

South Africa’s entry My Octopus Teacher gained the prize for Very most racy Documentary. The 2020 Netflix Customary documentary movie directed by Pippa Ehrlich and James Reed, paperwork a one year spent by filmmaker Craig Foster forging a relationship with a wild celebrated octopus in a South African kelp woodland.

An angry and emotional Pippa Ehrlich permitted the award on behalf of the group. My Octopus Teacher is furthermore nominated for an Academy Award which is prepared to be handed out later this month.

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Very most racy actress

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Very most racy actor

Anthony Hopkins, The Father

Very most racy director

Chloé Zhao, Nomadland

Bafta fellowship

Ang Lee

EE Rising Star award (voted for by the general public)

Bukky Bakray

Excellent British movie

Promising Young Lady

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Very most racy documentary

My Octopus Teacher

Excellent debut by a British author, director or producer

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Daniel Kaluuya, Judas and the Dusky Messiah

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Emerald Fennell, Promising Young Lady

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Youn Yuh-jung, Minari

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Very most racy movie now not within the English language

Every other Round

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Sound of Metallic

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Christopher Hampton, Florian Zeller, The Father

Very most racy interesting movie


Very most racy casting


Very most racy production originate


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Ma Rainey’s Dusky Bottom

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Ma Rainey’s Dusky Bottom

Very most racy sound

Sound of Metallic

Very most racy special visual results


Very most racy British short animation

The Owl and the Pussycat

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The Boom

Excellent British contribution to cinema

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