The showbiz fairy tale “La La Land” has won leading six awards at the 89th Oscar Academy Awards. “La La Land” won awards for best actress Emma Stone, its jazz-infused songs and its Director, Damien Chazelle. The coming-of-age drama “Moonlight” won the best picture award. Casey Affleck took the Oscar for Best Actor for his performance in “Manchester by the Sea”. Mahershala Ali won the Oscar for best supporting actor in “Moonlight”, while Viola Davis won for best supporting actress for her role in “Fences”.
Iranian Film ‘The Salesman’ Wins Best Foreign Language Film Oscar. The award for best documentary feature went to “O.J. Made in America”. The Syrian war documentary “The White Helmets” has won the short documentary Academy Award. Indian actor Om Puri, “Star Wars” actress Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds and Bill Paxton were among late stars, who were remembered and honored at the Oscars. The Award ceremony was held at the Dolby Theatre, in Los Angeles.