Monday, March 8, 2010

And Kathryn Bigelow made the OSCAR- Happy International Women's day!


I am glad that what I have being waiting for materialised. I have being waiting to celebrate Kathryn Bigelow, The Hurt Locker director believing she would cling the "Best Director" award at the 82nd OSCAR event having seeing The Hurt Locker and Avatar respectively. Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman to win an Oscar for Best Director in the Academy Awards’ 58-year history, this to me mean women as directors have come a long way! Even if it took 82nd OSCAR event to make the recongition outstanding, we know and believe that women through their relentless efforts and dedication to work of excellence are breaking barriers. The Hurt Locker triumphed over the 3D blockbuster Avatar, a more expensive film compared to her low budget film, directed by Bigelow's former husband, James Cameron. This for me is a case of "it is not how long, but how well". I say a big congratulations to Kathryn Bigelow on her award as the THE BEST DIRECTOR in this year Academic Award. This means a lot to the social, economic and political achievement of women. And it could not have happened better than this ocassion of the INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY. Hurt Locker won six awards at BAFTA and another six at OSCAR! I am proud of this achievement and to this, I say happy International Women's Day to all women and girls of the world... We will continue to make our marks.
Well done Kathryn Bigelow

5 comments:

Myne Whitman said...

Well done to her too, we saw the movie on DVD couple of weeks ago and she did a great job. Kudos to all the other winners too especially Monique.

Happy Women's day!

Vera Ezimora said...

Yay to her!!!!!! And you know what's so nice, too? She beat her ex husband in this category. Tehehe. Okay, why is this so exciting for me?

簡單嗎 said...

感覺很用心經營呢!鼓勵鼓勵........................................

Funms-the rebirth said...

I am so glad she won, and also Hurt locker won for best picture......its so interesting it was against her ex-husband..... women power!

How have u been?

Ore said...

I was so happy to hear this. I haven't seen the film yet but from all indications it's a very beautifully-made and powerful story. Also it cost less and was much more under the radar than the cinematic behemoth, Avatar.

Truly a wonderful start to International Women's Day!!!!!

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