* Won Oscar for Best Documentary
A powerful, unflinching exploration of the Vietnam War, with first-person stories from both sides of the conflict, Hearts and Minds still hits the mark decades after its release. 19 more words
2013 Foreign Language Oscar Report:
1) “Broken Circle Breakdown” (Belgium): The good parts are how I imagine the lovely Heidi Huber-Kalin and her beau met – super nice guy meets totally enthralling young woman and sweeps her off her feet with his bluegrass charms and band, which she becomes a member of. 542 more words
Director Laura Poitras, editor Mathilde Bonnefoy and producer Dirk Wilutzky have won the 2015 Academy Award for Best Documentary Citizenfour and were accompanied by Glenn Greenwald and Edward Snowden’s girlfriend Linda Mills… 7 more words
One of the most talked-about documentaries in recent memory now has an Oscar to its credit.
Citizenfour, Laura Poitras’s account of her work with NSA leaker Edward Snowden, won the Best Documentary Feature prize, making for an increasingly rare win for a film about a political subject. 126 more words
Armed with her trademark Rolleiflex, street photographer, Vivian Maier, captured images taken during the 50s and 60s while working as a nanny for well-heeled families in cosmopolitan cities such as New York and Chicago. 338 more words