An Asian Presence at 91st Academy Awards

Asian Americans were among the winners at the 91st Academy Awards on Sunday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.


A scene from Domee Shi’s Oscar-winning animated short “Bao.”


Animated Short — Domee Shi and Becky Neiman-Cobb for “Bao,” the story of a Chinese mother who adopts a dumpling that has come to life. Shi is the first woman to helm a Pixar short. She is now working on a feature-length film.

Also nominated were “Animal Behaviour” (Alison Snowden, David Fine), “Late Afternoon” (Louise Bagnall), “One Small Step” (Andrew Chesworth, Bobby Pontillas), and “Weekends” (Trevor Jimenez).

Documentary Feature — Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi won for “Free Solo,” which is about professional rock climber Alex Honnold’s attempt t