That glass ceiling for women has finally broken!
First female to win best director!
Avatar director James Cameron didn’t seem very pleased either, with one shot during the coverage showing him shaking his head as former wife Kathryn Bigelow accepted her best director award.
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Winner: The Hurt Locker (2008) - Kathryn Bigelow, Mark Boal, Nicolas Chartier, Greg Shapiro