The Oscars Were Crazy It wasn't a terribly exciting or unusual Academy Awards telecast — until all of a sudden, it made all kinds of history.
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The Oscars Were Crazy

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The Oscars Were Crazy

The Oscars Were Crazy

The Oscars Were Crazy

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It wasn't a terribly exciting or unusual Academy Awards telecast — until all of a sudden, it made all kinds of history.

Barry Jenkins accepts the Academy Award for Best Picture for Moonlight. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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Barry Jenkins accepts the Academy Award for Best Picture for Moonlight.

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