The Oscars, also known as the Academy Awards, are an annual awards ceremony. Awards are given out for cinematic excellence. The awards ceremony is held by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
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What channel are the Academy Awards on in Arizona?
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Has a woman ever won the Academy Award for Best Director?
The first and only woman to win the Academy Award for Best Director was Kathryn Bigelow for The Hurt Locker in 2009. There have been four other women nominated in this category: Lina Wertmüller in 1976 (Seven Beauties), Jane Campion in 1993 (The Piano), Sofia Coppola in 2003 (Lost in Translation), and Greta Gerwig in 2017 (Lady Bird).