A Caribbean Connection at the Golden Globes Awards
Director Steve McQueen was born in West London to Grenadian and Trinidadian parents.
(L-R) Actors Lupita Nyong’o and Chiwetel Ejiofor, director Steve McQueen, actors Sarah Paulson and Michael Fassbender, winners of Best Motion Picture – Drama for ’12 Years a Slave,’ pose in the press room during the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 12, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
News Americas, LOS ANGELES, CA, Mon. Jan. 13, 2014: A man of Caribbean heritage was front and center at the Golden Globes last night (January 12), taking home the night’s top honor.
Caribbean-Briton director Steve McQueen’s “12 Years a Slave” was named best motion picture, drama at the 71st annual Golden Globes awards on Sunday night, beating out “Captain Phillips,” “Gravity,” “Philomena” and “Rush.” It was the lone award for the film at the Golden Globes. Continue reading