Messika Oscars elite living africaThe 90th Academy awards welcomed a host of female celebrities to the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood and Highland Centre in Hollywood, California

This year marked the 90th Academy Awards and welcomed guests including Danai Gurira, Lupita Nyong'o both who star in Black Panther and actresses Charlize Theron and Emma stone, and Violetta Komyshan. 

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is the world's preeminent movie-related organisation, comprised of 8,000+ accomplished men and women working in cinema. The mission of the Academy is to recognise and uphold excellence in the motion picture arts and sciences, inspire imagination, and connect the world through the medium of motion pictures.