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Best Screenplay Winner John Ridley on the 'Beauty of Solomon Northup's Memoirs'

The 12 Years a Slave screenplay writer praises everyone involved in the film and gets emotional when talking about the accolades he has earned over the last few years. "It takes a team to do it. When I think of those awards, I think about the amazing group of people who have helped me," says Ridley. "Helped me grow as a person, helped me grow as a writer and that's special."