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Oscars 2019: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ wins most Oscars; India-based ‘Period. End Of Sentence’ wins Best Short Documentary Oscar

The ‘Period. End Of Sentence’, a film on menstruation set in rural India, won the Oscar in the Documentary - Short Subject category at the 91st Academy Awards. The film has been directed by Rayka Zehtabchi and produced by Indian producer Guneet Monga’s Sikhya Entertainment.

Feb 25, 2019 16:30 IST
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The 91st Academy Awards, popularly known as Oscar Awards, were conferred on February 24, 2019 (February 25 as per Indian time).

The 2019 Oscars ceremony had no host, no ‘Most Popular Film’ award, and no awards were given out during commercials. The Oscars opened with a performance by Queen and Adam Lambert with a powerful version of the group’s 1977 single “We Will Rock You” and “We Are the Champions”.

'Bohemian Rhapsody', nominated for five Oscars, won the most Oscars at the award show. It bagged Oscars for Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing, Best Film Editing and Best Actor. It is a biographical film about British rock band Queen's lead singer ‘Freddie Mercury’.

Here is the list of major winners:

Award

Winner

Best Picture

Green Book

Best Actor

Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody

Best Actress

Olivia Colman, The Favourite

Best Director

Alfonso Cuaron, Roma

Best Supporting Actor

Mahershala Ali, Green Book

Best Supporting Actress

Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk

Best Animated Feature Film

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Best Foreign Language Film

Roma (Mexico; Alfonso Cuaron)

Best Documentary – Feature

Free Solo

Best Animated Short Film

Bao

Best Documentary – Short Subject

Period. End Of Sentence

Best Live Action Short Film

Skin

Best Film Editing

Bohemian Rhapsody

Best Sound Editing

Bohemian Rhapsody

Best Sound Mixing

Bohemian Rhapsody

Best Production Design

Black Panther

Best Costume Design

Black Panther, Ruth Carter

Best Visual Effects

First Man

Best Cinematography

Roma, Alfonso Cuaron

Best Original Score

Black Panther, Ludwig Goransson

Best Original Song

Shallow, A Star is born (Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando and Andrew Wyatt)

Best Original Screenplay

Green Book

India-based ‘Period. End Of Sentence’ won Best Short Documentary Oscar

The ‘Period. End Of Sentence’, a film on menstruation set in rural India, won the Oscar in the Documentary - Short Subject category at the 91st Academy Awards.

 

The film has been directed by Rayka Zehtabchi and produced by Indian producer Guneet Monga’s Sikhya Entertainment. The film came into being as a part of ‘The Pad Project’, started by students at the Oakwood School in Los Angeles and their teacher Melissa Berton.

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