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SAG awards: Stranger Things and Hidden Figures win big as actors get political

(THE GUARDIAN) , January 30, 2017 — Screen Actors Guild gave top prizes to the stars of the fact-based Nasa drama and the sci-fi show while powerful speeches against Donald Trump took center stage

The stars of Hidden Figures and Stranger Things were the big winners at this year’s Screen Actors Guild awards while political speeches dominated the evening.

The cast of the drama based on a true story about three women who played an integral role at Nasa won the big prize of the night for best ensemble in a motion picture. Accepting the award, star Taraji P Henson said: “This story is of unity and this story is about what happens when we put our differences aside … Love wins.”

Source: SAG awards: Stranger Things and Hidden Figures win big as actors get political | Film | The Guardian