The Academy Awards, known as "The Oscars," constitute Hollywood's most high-profile award ceremony for the cinema industry.
The Oscars are broadly considered the industry's most prestigious set of prizes, certainly for mainstream cinema. Recent DW content on the glitzy gala can be found on this page.
The Oscars have managed to shift focus away from Trump's administration. Despite a mishap during the announcement for best picture, "Moonlight" has taken the top spot while Iran's "The Salesman" won best foreign film.