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Kathryn Bigelow and Zero Dark Thirty Win Big at EDA Awards

Women and Hollywood By Kerensa Cadenas | Women and Hollywood January 9, 2013 at 9:36AM

Kathryn Bigelow and Zero Dark Thirty Win Big at EDA Awards
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Zero Dark Thirty
Zero Dark Thirty has swept, yet again, another awards ceremony, this time around at the EDA Awards, from the Alliance of Women Film Journalists. Bigelow received the award for best director, Mark Boal for best screenplay and Jessica Chastain for Best Actress. The film also snagged the award for best editing.

You can find the women winners below. A full list of winners is available at the link.

Best Film: Zero Dark Thirty

Best Director:  Kathryn Bigelow – Zero Dark Thirty

Best Actress:  Jessica Chastain – “Zero Dark Thirty” 

Best Actress in a Supporting Role:  Anne Hathaway – Les Miserables

EDA FEMALE FOCUS AWARDS

Best Woman Director:  Kathryn Bigelow – Zero Dark Thirty

Best Woman Screenwriter:  Lucy Alibar (and Benh Zeitlin) – Beasts of the Southern Wild             

Kick Ass Award For Best Female Action Star:  Jennifer Lawrence – The Hunger Games

Best Animated Female:  Merida (Kelly Macdonald) – Brave

Best Breakthrough Performance:  Quvenzhané Wallis – Beasts of the Southern Wild

Actress Defying Age and Ageism:  Judi Dench – Skyfall

AWFJ Award for Humanitarian Activism – Female Icon Award: Jessica Chastain – Zero Dark Thirty

This Year’s Outstanding Achievement By A Woman In The Film Industry: Women Documentary Filmmakers – including Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady (Detropia), Lauren Greenfield (Queen of Versailles), Alison Klayman (Ai Weiwei Never Sorry) and Sarah Burns (The Central Park Five).

Zero Dark Thirty sweeps EDA Awards (Screen Daily)

This article is related to: Zero Dark Thirty, Kathryn Bigelow, Jessica Chastain, Women Directors, Women Writers