The complete guide to the Bafta Film Awards 2018

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As celebrities such as Angelina Jolie and Jennifer Lawrence as well as Kate Middleton and Prince William arrived at the 2018 BAFTA Film Awards, several members of a feminist protest group crashed the area to stage a political demonstration, prompting police to intervene.

Guillermo del Toro's fantasy film "The Shape of Water" leads the nominations at Sunday's Baftas, where Hollywood stars will again turn the red carpet black in solidarity with the #Me Too movement.

Although the fashion was fierce, it certainly wasn't colorful.

As for Emma Roberts, a dress courtesy of Schiaparelli featuring statement shoulder pads and a plunging neckline was expertly completed with gold drop earrings, a matching clutch and black pointy pumps.

From Dior, Givenchy, Chanel, and Elie Saab, scroll to see the best looks of the night.

The Baftas are being hosted this year by British film and TV star Joanna Lumley, who praised the gender equality movement as a continuation of the work of the Suffragettes a century ago.

"Brave revelations have followed fearless revelations of bullying and sexual harassment, and which to all our shame has been hidden in plain sight for decades", she said.

Kate acknowledged the evening's muted fashion by wearing a dark green Jenny Packham dress with black belt. "It should be a watershed, a catalyst for lasting change".

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"It seems more timely now than we could ever have imagined", he said.

Ahead of the ceremony, nearly 200 British women in entertainment called for an worldwide movement to end sexual misconduct.

The 80-year-old director Ridley Scott, whose films include "Blade Runner", "Alien", "Thelma and Louise" and "Gladiator", received the academy's highest honor, the BAFTA Fellowship.

McDonagh won the original screenplay prize for "Three Billboards", which also netted Sam Rockwell the supporting actor trophy.

"The Shape of Water", a story of love between a mute cleaning woman and a mystery merman-like creature, is leading the pack just as it has been across the Atlantic.

Actress Andrea Riseborough, who brought U.K. Black Pride co-founder Phyll Opoku-Gyimah as her guest, says the film industry sorely needs greater diversity.

Gary Oldman took home the best actor award for his portrayal of Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour, making him a favourite to bag an Oscar in March. A win at the British awards, known as BAFTAs, is considered a key sign of likely success at Hollywood's Oscars two weeks later.

"But I want you to know that I stand in full solidarity with my sisters tonight in black", she said.

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