Key winners at the 89th Academy Awards

Los Angeles, Feb 27, 2017 — The 2017 Academy Awards, the highest honours in the movie industry, were handed out at a ceremony in Hollywood today hosted by comedian Jimmy Kimmel

Following is a list of winners in key categories for the awards, also known as the Oscars:

Best Picture


Best Actor

Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea

Best Actress

Emma Stone, La La Land

89th Academy Awards – Oscars Awards Show – Damien Chazelle accepts the award for winning Best Director. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Best Director

Damien Chazelle, La La Land

Best Supporting Actor

Mahershala Ali, Moonlight

Best Supporting Actress

Viola Davis, Fences

Best Original Screenplay

Manchester by the Sea – Written by Kenneth Lonergan

Best Adapted Screenplay

Moonlight – Screenplay by Barry Jenkins; Story by Tarell Alvin McCraney

Best Animated Film


Best Foreign Language Film

The Salesman, Iran

Best Documentary Film

O.J.: Made in America

Best Original Song

City of Stars – La La Land. Music by Justin Hurwitz, Lyrics by Benji Pasek and Justin Paul — Reuters