All of the 2017 Literary Oscar Winners

Last night, we saw all of the Hollywood stars gather in their finest on the red carpet. We watch the Academy Awards in hopes that our favorite films of the past year will win the highest honor and our cherished actors and actresses will be remembered by their outstanding work. This year, many literary adaptations were nominated for an Oscar. Here are all of the winners that brought home the famous golden statue.

Moonlight  – Based on the play, “In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue” by Tarell Alvin McCraney 

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Best Supporting Actor (Mahershala Ali)

Best Picture

Best Adapted Screenplay 


Fences – based on the play Fences by August Wilson 

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Best Supporting Actress (Viola Davis)


The Jungle Book – based on the The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling

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Best Visual Effects


Arrival – based on the book Stories of Your Life by Ted Chiang

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Best Sound Editing 


Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – based on the book by J.K. Rowling

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Best Costume Design 




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