Oscar Winners 2017 + Mahershala Ali becomes first Muslim actor to win an Oscar

Donald Trump was widely criticised throughout the 2017 Oscars ceremony, with host Jimmy Kimmel setting the tone and maintaining the theme throughout.

Several nominees had registered their opposition to the Republican president before Sunday night’s ceremony had even begun.

On the red carpet, several stars threw their support behind the organisation who first challenged Mr Trump’s travel ban by wearing blue ribbons to the ceremony.

Mahershala Ali won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in ‘Moonlight.’ (Photo by Frazer Harrison – Getty Images)

Mahershala Ali becomes first Muslim actor to win an Oscar for role in Moonlight

Mahershala Ali won the Academy Award for best supporting actor for his portrayal of a drug dealer in Moonlight on Sunday, becoming the first Muslim to be awarded a golden statuette for acting.

Ali, a first time nominee, played a Miami drug dealer who mentors a young boy who is being teased and bullied in the heartbreaking coming of age tale.

Here’s the full list of winners, in the order in which they were presented:

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Mahershala Ali (Moonlight)

MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING

Suicide Squad

COSTUME DESIGN

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

O.J.: Made In America

SOUND EDITING

Arrival

SOUND MIXING

Hacksaw Ridge

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Viola Davis (Fences)

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

The Salesman (Iran)

SHORT FILM (ANIMATED)

Piper

ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

Zootopia

PRODUCTION DESIGN

La La Land

VISUAL EFFECTS

The Jungle Book

FILM EDITING

Hacksaw Ridge

DOCUMENTARY SHORT

The White Helmets

LIVE ACTION SHORT

Sing

CINEMATOGRAPHY

La La Land

MUSIC (ORIGINAL SCORE)

La La Land

ORIGINAL SONG

“City of Stars” from La La Land

WRITING (ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY)

Manchester by the Sea

WRITING (ADAPTED SCREENPLAY)

Moonlight

BEST DIRECTOR

Damien Chazelle (La La Land)

ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea)

ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

Emma Stone (La La Land)

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