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Nate Parker and Dree Hemingway, thanked their mothers, of course. “I grew up on films sets with my mom,” Hemingway said of Mariel Hemingway. “I experienced the family aspect of being on location internationally.” In addition to acting, Scoot McNairy and Boyd Holbrook spoke of developing their own films to direct and produce. Half the honorees hail from outside the U.S., including the U.K.’s Imogen Poots, Sweden’s Alicia Vikander, Ireland’s Domhnall Gleeson, Australia’s Bella Heathcote and Germany’s Elyas M’Barek. “As a German, it’s hard for me to plan a career in Hollywood because of my accent. But if a call comes from Hollywood, I’ll answer it,” said M’Barek. Adam Driver of “Girls” was also honored.