Oscars: This was the first time that a woman wins the Oscar for Best Director


During the 82nd Ceremony of Delivery of Awards Oscar, Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman to be awarded the Oscar Award to Best Director for the film, “The Hurt Locker”.

Oscars: This was the first time that a woman wins the Oscar for Best Director

Kathryn Bigelow

The Awards Oscars have been embroiled in controversy on more than one occasion by the lack of women filmmakers nominated in the categories of great importance, particularly, Best Director where the female presence has been minimal and almost non-existent.

In the entire history of the academy Awards, only five women have earned a nomination for Best Director: Lina Wertmüller for “Pasqualino Settebellezze” in 1976, Jane Campion for “The Piano” in 1993, Sofia Coppola by “Lost in Translation” in 2003, Kathryn Bigelow for “The Hurt Locker” in 2009 and Greta Gerwig by “Lady Bird” in 2017.

Of five women nominated, Kathryn Bigelow he became a living legend to be the first, and so far only, woman to win the statuette as Best Director.

The Oscars 2010

To 10 years of his historic victory, we marked the tape that got him the Oscar for Best Director Kathryn Bigelow, “The Hurt Locker”.

It was starring Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie and Brian Geraghty and tells the story of a brigade of defusing american located in Iraq during the war with the united States.

Thanks to “The Hurt Locker”, Kathryn Bigelow he was nominated for Best Director, with James Cameron by Avatar, Lee Daniels by Precious, Quentin Tarantino for the ribbon, Inglourious Basterds and Jason Reitman by Up in the Air.

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