Chloé Zhao is now the second woman ever to win a Golden Globe for directing

Chloé Zhao is now the second woman ever to win a Golden Globe for directing

3/1/2021 11:04:00 AM

Chloé Zhao is now the second woman ever to win a Golden Globe for directing

The 2021 Golden Globe award for best director goes to Chloé Zhao for 'Nomadland.'

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Kathryn Bigelow became the next woman to vie for the director award at the Globes, twice. Nominated first in 2009 for “The Hurt Locker,” she earned her second directing nod in 2012 for “Zero Dark Thirty.”In 2014, Ava DuVernay was nominated for her historical drama “Selma,” becoming the first Black female director to be nominated for the Golden Globe. King is the second. Only five Black directors have been nominated in the category to date, including Steve McQueen (“12 Years a Slave”), Barry Jenkins (“Moonlight”) and Spike Lee (“Do The Right Thing,” “BlacKkKlansman”).

Bigelow remains the only woman to win the directing Oscar and the Directors Guild of America prize for feature films, both for “The Hurt Locker.” Academy Award nominations will be announced March 15. Read more: Los Angeles Times »

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We couldn’t have done it without your expert services Evely_morris I am very appreciative of your effort, and i look forward to continuing to work together Well deserved. Nomadland was such a good + inspiring film. good luck Hopefully, this will buck women's ideas up and they will try harder in the future.