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Events in Film & Television in April 2021

  • Apr 5 Italy scraps its 1914 film censorship law that could ban films on moral and religious grounds

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Apr 6 Jeff Bezos, worth $177 billion, tops Forbes Billionaires list of 2,755 people, including new entry Kim Kardashian

Amazon Entrepreneur Jeff Bezos
Amazon Entrepreneur
Jeff Bezos
TV Personality & Model Kim Kardashian
TV Personality & Model
Kim Kardashian

Film tv awardsBAFTA Awards

Apr 11 74th BAFTAS held virtually; Nomadland" best film, Chloé Zhao best director, Frances McDormand, Anthony Hopkins best acting awards

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Apr 13 Voice actor Hank Azaria who is white apologizes for voicing Indian character Apu on "The Simpsons" for 30 years

Actor Hank Azaria
Actor
Hank Azaria
Fictional TV Character Homer Simpson
Fictional TV Character
Homer Simpson

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

Apr 25 93rd Academy Awards: "Nomadland" wins best film, director (Chloé Zhao), and lead actress (Frances McDormand); Anthony Hopkins best actor