Also the first Korean film to be nominated for the awards, the film was nominated for the Best Film Not in the English Language category and was up against "Elle", "First They Killed My Father", "Loveless", and "Salesman".
Sir Ridley Scott accepted the BAFTA Fellowship award. It won in the categories Outstanding British Film, Best Supporting Actor (Sam Rockwell), Best Original Screenplay, Best Actress (Frances McDormand), and the Best Film, at the award ceremony held at Royal Albert Hall, today.
"Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" won five statues at Sunday's BAFTA film awards, including best film and best British film.
As the victor of best film, he said: As we've seen this year, sometimes anger is the only way to get people to listen and to change.
Mexican director Guillermo del Toro took the directing honours for his fantasy The Shape of Water, Gary Oldman took the top male acting prize for his portrayal of Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour, and Allison Janney was honoured for her supporting turn in I, Tonya.
Russia Clashes With US at UN Over Escalating Violence in Syria
It attributed 230 of those deaths to air strikes by the Syrian government and its allies, which include Russian Federation. Coalition and the Kurdish forces that are now in control of the majority of the northeastern countryside of Deir Ezzor.
Rockwell donned a Time's Up pin on his tuxedo and spoke on why the campaign for gender equality was important to him.
Meanwhile, in an open letter published Sunday before the awards, nearly 200 British and Irish stars backed a new fund to help women facing sexual harassment and abuse at work. The Duchess of Cambridge, daughter-in-law of heir to throne and wife of Prince William, has opted however for a dark green suit that in background does not marry anyone. "So I did", she quipped. Deakins is also nominated at next month's Academy Awards for his work on the film.
The awards have a new, and female, face this year, as "Absolutely Fabulous" star Joanna Lumley replaces longtime host Stephen Fry. I don't think they are quite done, it's a beautifully challenging role. "But I want you to know that I stand in full solidarity with my sisters tonight in black".
Margot Robbie, Jennifer Lawrence, Angelina Jolie and nearly every other major celebrity wore black on the red carpet tonight, which has been a dominant theme at awards shows in the wake of the Time's Up and #MeToo movements after the Harvey Weinstein scandal broke last fall.