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Oscars 2022: All the winners and nominees

This year’s Oscars have been handed out in Los Angeles, honouring the movie industry’s finest from the past 12 months. Here is the list of winners and all the nominees at the 94th Academy Awards.

Coda’s best picture win overshadowed by Smith slap

Coda wins best film, beating movies including The Power of the Dog and Belfast.
Will Smith hits Chris Rock live on stage and later apologises during his Oscar-winning speech.
The slap was in response to a joke the comedian made about Smith’s wife Jada’s hair-loss.

Sidney Poitier: Hollywood trailblazer dies aged 94

Sidney Poitier, the first black man to win a best actor Oscar, has died at 94.

The Hollywood star’s death was confirmed to the BBC by the office of Fred Mitchell, the Bahamas’ minister of foreign affairs.

Poitier was a trailblazing actor and a respected humanitarian and diplomat. He won the Academy Award for best actor for Lilies of the Field in 1963.