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Weighing in on the omissions in the Oscar doc shortlist

David Ehrlich of Cinematical offers his take on this year's Oscar shortlist for documentary features and gives the Academy a sound scolding for snubbing Werner Herzog's Cave of Forgotten Dreams, Lixin Fan's Last Train Home and Frederick Wiseman's entrancing La Danse: The Paris Opera Ballet.
November 19, 2010

David Ehrlich of Cinematical offers his take on this year’s Oscar shortlist for documentary features and gives the Academy a sound scolding for snubbing Werner Herzog’s Cave of Forgotten Dreams, Lixin Fan’s Last Train Home and Frederick Wiseman’s entrancing La Danse: The Paris Opera Ballet. Meanwhile, Patrick Goldstein of The Los Angeles Times also laments the lack of a Herzog appearance in the shortlist.

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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