12 Years a Slave named Best Picture at the Oscars

British director Steve McQueen's film 12 Years a Slave has been named Best Picture at the Oscars. Other winners include Best Actor Matthew McConaughey for Dallas Buyers Club and Best Actress Cate Blanchette for Blue Jasmine.

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Lupita Nyong'o wins Oscar for Best Supporting Actress

Lupita Nyong'o has been awarded the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in 12 Years a Slave.

Lupita Nyong'o won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for 12 Years a Slave. Credit: REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Nyong'o ended her acceptance speech by saying, "No matter where you are from, your dreams are valid".

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