Spirit Awards: Casey Affleck Slams “Abhorrent” and “Un-American” Trump Policies – Watch

Political sermon was not a complicated subject during Saturday’s Film Independent Spirit Awards, that seemed to be an apolitical rite compared to prior endowment shows this season.

Casey Affleck won the Best Lead Actor for his purpose in Manchester By a Sea and on holding a theatre took a impulse to impact Donald Trump’s “abhorrent” and “un-American” policies.

“The policies of this administration are offensive and they will not last. You don’t have to applause out of requirement – They’re unequivocally un-American,” he told a audience. “It’s a time to onslaught for a destiny and a essence of a nation. we know this feels preachy and boring… though I’m only lending my voice to a carol here…You are struggling – you’re doing it so good and vocalization up.”

The actor had progressing perceived praised for nearing to the ceremony in a shirt that review “Love” in Arabic.

The resigned rite was light in a mentioning of Trump, with hosts John Mulaney and Nick Kroll poking fun during a boss in their opening monologue. 

Spirit Awards Winners 2017

Backstage after Moonlight’s marquee win in a Best Film category, Jenkins was also asked about a domestic meridian in a U.S. “I feel terrible. There’s no other approach to answer that question. There’s utterly a few of us wearing these pins tonight, ‘Glad togetherness.’ It’s about inclusivity. I’m pissed like Casey pronounced he was pissed off, as I’m certain a infancy of a people in that hanger are pissed off. we consider Moonlight exists since of this guide of inclusivity. I’ve gotta tell my stories and pronounce law to power… we done this film underneath a opposite administration, this space is not so safe.”

Watch Afflecks’ full debate above.

Deadline’s Patrick Hipes contributed to this report.

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