Current Events 7 | The Academy Awards 2021

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On the 7th episode of Current Events, Al goes over the winners and news from the 93rd Academy Awards. Also known as the “Oscar Awards” this event is held annually to recognize the best movies from the previous year.

So which movie won the biggest prize, the Best Picture Award? Who won the awards for Best Actor and Best Actress? We’ll take a look at all of the major winners on this episode of Current Events!

Here are the key vocabulary:
to recap
the Oscars
word of mouth
“Nomadland”
Chloe Zhao
Best Picture
itinerant
Frances McDormand
Best Adapted Screenplay
dementia
predatory
Best Original Screenplay
amphitheater
portrayal
Best Supporting Actor/Actress
posthumous

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Article used in this episode:

VOA News:
‘Nomadland’ Wins Top Prize at Oscars

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