Patricia Arquette wins Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in "Boyhood" —
after winning SAG, Golden Globe, and BAFTA Awards for her work.
Watch her amazing acceptance speech — and follow-up remarks on twitter
"Many thanks to our visionary director, Richard
Linklater, for allowing me to be part of something
so human, so simple and groundbreaking"
—from her Golden Globeacceptance speech, 11 Jan 2015
"You placed in my hands the part of Olivia, an underappreciated single mother. Thank you for shining a light on this woman and the millions of women like her and for allowing me to honor my own mother with this beautiful character."
Her own beautiful mother was the late poet and activist, Mardi Arquette who with Jerry Chalem began the film and video documentation of Memories of Bapak, the project SICA and Subud New York are actively working to make available to all.
(You can donate to that project by clicking on the Donate Now button to your left.)