2019 British Academy of Film and Television Arts

Rachel Weisz and Olivia Coleman, right, in a scene from the film “The Favourite.” (Yorgos Lanthimos / Fox Searchlight Films)

2019 BAFTA awards: 'The Favourite' wins big with seven awards; 'Roma' takes the prize for best film

The royal comedy-drama “The Favourite” lived up to its name, winning seven awards at this year's British Academy Film Awards. Yorgos Lanthimos’ film was nominated in 12 categories. While "The Favourite" won for outstanding British film, it was Alfonso Cuaron’s “Roma” taking home the prize for best film, along with three other awards.

“Absolutely Fabulous” star Joanna Lumley again hosted this year's ceremony at London’s Royal Albert Hall.

BAFTAs 2019: Alfonso Cuaron’s ‘Roma’ and ‘The Favourite’ dominate BAFTAs

"BlacKkKlansman" director Spike Lee and "Roma" director Alfonso Cuaron lament the decline of cinema on the big screen.

“73 Cows” Winner

Alfonso Cuarón and first-time actress Yalitza Aparicio on the set of "Roma." (Carlos Somonte / Netflix)

Alfonso Cuaron  Winner

Why is there a bird on Mary Poppins' hat in the Emily Blunt-led sequel? "Mary Poppins Returns" costume designer Sandy Powell reveals the surprising way the original film influenced that decision.

Sandy Powell  Winner

Alfonso Cuarón and first-time actress Yalitza Aparicio on the set of "Roma." (Carlos Somonte / Netflix)

Alfonso Cuaron  Winner

Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi discusses the ethical question that was raised about producing "Free Solo."

Hank Corwin  Winner

Letitia Wright  Winner

Rami Malek talks about portraying Freddie Mercury in "Bohemian Rhapsody" at CinemaCon this week. (Ethan Miller / Getty Images for CinemaCon)

Rami Malek  Winner

Rachel Weisz, left, and Olivia Colman in the film "The Favourite." Colman won the actress prize at this year's Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. awards, though there was debate if the performance should be considered supporting. (Yorgos Lanthimos / 20th Cent

Olivia Colman  Winner
Nadia Stacey  Winner

Elizabeth Karlsen and Stephen Woolley, Number 9 Films  Winner

“The Favourite” is a wickedly entertaining and superbly acted costume drama set in England during the 18th century with Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone.

Mahershala Ali  Winner

Rachel Weisz (Michael Nagle / For The Times)

Rachel Weisz  Winner