Asghar Farhadi

Amongst all the pageantry, the façade, the capitalism, it is always nice to see some humanity. Better yet, to see it win.
Yesterday ten thousand Londoners from all faiths, nationalities and backgrounds came together in Trafalgar Square to watch The Salesman - the incredibly powerful exploration of revenge and forgiveness from the award-winning Iranian film director, Asghar Farhadi - followed by a performance by Damon Albarn and the Orchestra of Syrian Musicians.
There were many political statements throughout one of the most expressive Oscars ceremonies in memory - not least the host