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Critics' Choice Awards: Claire Foy honoured with #SeeHer prize

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delivered a powerful speech while accepting the third #SeeHer Award at

was honoured for her contribution to women in film, with roles including in Netflix's royal drama 'The Crown', goth hacker in 'The Girl in the Spider's Web' and as in 'First Man'.


After receiving the trophy from Viola Davis, a past recipient, the 34-year-old said, "I accept this award as an encouragement to myself, to hopefully be brave enough to see myself and hopefully understand and see others, and help others to see themselves."

According to The Hollywood Reporter, also thanked 'First Man' for including Armstrong as a strong female role in the film.

The #SeeHer award represents the #SeeHer movement - launched by the - which aims for the "accurate portrayal" of women and girls in films.

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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 11:06 IST