Celebs wore blue ribbon pins to the Oscars in 2023 to show solidarity with refugees and displaced people around the world. It is an abbreviation for #WithRefugees.
Blue ribbon pins worn by celebrities at the Oscars in 2023 represent solidarity with refugees and displaced people around the world. It is an abbreviation for #WithRefugees.
Many prominent Hollywood figures, including director Guillermo del Toro, who won an Oscar for Best Animated Film on Sunday, March 12, were spotted wearing the blue ribbon pin at Los Angeles’ Dolby Theatre.
Everything, Everywhere, At Once won the Academy Award for Best Picture. During his acceptance speech, producer Jonathan Wang expressed gratitude to A24 for supporting their unconventional film for a year.
Daniel Kwan also took the microphone and thanked everyone in attendance, saying they had all been an inspiration to him. He also expressed his belief that shielding each other from the chaos of the world is one of the best things we can do for each other.
Other Best Picture nominees included All Quiet on the Western Front, Avatar: The Way of Water, The Banshees of Inisherinl, Elvis, The Fabelmans, Tar, Top Gun: Maverick, Triangle of Sadness, and Women Talking.
Brendan Fraser won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in The Whale. He was visibly moved and surprised when he received his trophy. Fraser expressed his gratitude to the film’s director, Darren Aronofsky, in his acceptance speech for providing him with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be a part of The Whale.
He also thanked the cast and crew for their efforts in bringing the story to life on the big screen.
Other notable nominees in the Best Actor category included Austin Butler for his role in Elvis, Colin Farrell for his performance in The Banshees of Inisherin, Paul Mescal for his outstanding work in Aftersun, and Bill Nighy for his outstanding performance in Living.