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Oscar nod doesn’t guarantee increased audiences for docs

A report by the LA Times says while feature films tend to do better at the box office after an Oscar nomination or win, documentaries and foreign films still struggle.
March 4, 2010

A report by the LA Times says while feature films tend to do better at the box office after an Oscar nomination or win, documentaries and foreign films still struggle.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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