Bryce Dallas Howard announces Chinese film director Chloé Zhao onscreen as the winner of the best director award  for Nomadland at the  Golden Globe Awards. Photo: Peter Kramer/NBC/ZUMA Wire/dpa
Bryce Dallas Howard announces Chinese film director Chloé Zhao onscreen as the winner of the best director award for Nomadland at the Golden Globe Awards. Photo: Peter Kramer/NBC/ZUMA Wire/dpa

China rejoices as Chloé Zhao makes history at the Golden Globe with best film and best director wins

  • Born in Beijing, Zhao is the first Asian woman to be awarded the best director prize at the Golden Globes, and her victory trended on Chinese social media
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon actress Zhang Ziyi was quick to congratulate Zhao, and Weibo posts hailed her as ‘the light of the Chinese people’

Bryce Dallas Howard announces Chinese film director Chloé Zhao onscreen as the winner of the best director award  for Nomadland at the  Golden Globe Awards. Photo: Peter Kramer/NBC/ZUMA Wire/dpa
Bryce Dallas Howard announces Chinese film director Chloé Zhao onscreen as the winner of the best director award for Nomadland at the Golden Globe Awards. Photo: Peter Kramer/NBC/ZUMA Wire/dpa
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