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In Pics: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Brie Larson win big at BAFTA 2016

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Australian production designer Colin Gibson poses with the award for production design for his work on the film 'Mad Max: Fury Road' at the BAFTA British Academy Film Awards at the Royal Opera House in London on February 14, 2016. (AFP Photo)

Boyega won the Rising Star award — decided by public vote — and dedicated it to "all the young dreamers who are hard-working, who are determined and who quite frankly are amazing." ''Star Wars: The Force Awakens" won the BAFTA for visual effects.

The black comedy anthology "Wild Tales," written and directed by Argentine Damian Szifron, won for non-English language film. Famed Italian film composer Ennio Morricone, 87, received the music award for his score to Quentin Tarantino's "The Hateful Eight."

The movie awards season has been dominated by debate about why the film industry remains dominated by white men. All the acting nominees for the Oscars both this year and last have been white.

The BAFTAs are slightly more diverse, with two black actors nominated — Boyega and Idris Elba, a supporting-actor contender for "Beasts of No Nation." Pioneering black American actor Sidney Poitier — the first black best-actor Oscar winner, in 1963 — received a lifetime achievement award, the BAFTA fellowship.

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