71st Academy Awards
Whoopi Goldberg's opening monologue at the 71st Academy Awards ®. Whoopi Goldberg's Entrance Steven Spielberg Wins Best Directing: 1999 Oscars.
(Oscar statuette). A great deal of controversy surrounded the presentation of this award to Elia Kazan, as there was still lingering resentment over his.
The 71st Academy Awards ceremony, organized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best of 1998 in film and took place.