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Oscar nominations announced

The 81st Annual Academy Awards have been announced. For Documentary Feature, the nominated films are The Betrayal (Nerakhoon), Encounters at the End of the World, The Garden, Man on Wire and Trouble the Water. For Documentary Short, the films are The Conscience of Nhem En, The Final Inch, Smile Pinki and The Witness - From the Balcony of Room 306. Also of note, Waltz with Bashir was nominated for Foreign Language Film.
January 22, 2009

The 81st Annual Academy Awards have been announced. For Documentary Feature, the nominated films are The Betrayal (Nerakhoon) (director: Ellen Kuras); Encounters at the End of the World (director: Werner Herzog); The Garden (director: Scott Hamilton Kennedy); Man on Wire (director: James Marsh); and Trouble the Water (directors: Tia Lessin and Carl Deal). For Documentary Short, the films are The Conscience of Nhem En (director: Steven Okazaki); The Final Inch (director: Irene Taylor Brodsky); Smile Pinki (director: Megan Mylan) and The Witness – From the Balcony of Room 306 (director: Adam Pertofsky). Also of note, Ari Folman’s Waltz with Bashir was nominated for Foreign Language Film.

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