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The Oscar Snubs
Last uploaded : Saturday 23rd Jan 2016 at 12:49
Contributed by : Carol Gould

 

I appeared on BBC World last night discussing the Oscar snubs. Here is the link

s://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ffZAOsLqEwg&feature=youtu.be&a .

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This is a link to an editorial I wrote for SheKnows.com February 2015 about the snubbing of minorities and of women in the 2015 Oscars and Baftas. I am running it again in light of the #OscarsSoWhite controversy.
Of course, I COULD say Jews have been snubbed what with Todd Haynes and Stephen Spielberg being omitted from Oscar nominations but it would be ridiculous to make a fuss as so many Jewish creative work in Hollywood -- some recognised, some not...
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February 2015

Never in all my years as a BAFTA member 32, to be precise have I been so astonished on the day the nominations were announced. My shock was compounded by the Oscar line-up.

My favourite films of the year and I hasten to add not entirely because they were directed by women were Selma, directed by Ava DuVernay; Belle, directed by Amma Asante; and Unbroken, directed by Angelina Jolie...
read more:

://www.sheknows.com/entertainment/articles/1075351/

     

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