6 Columbians Nominated for the Oscars

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6 Columbians Nominated for the Oscars


It’s ‘awards season’ again and the Oscars is right around the corner. This year, six Columbia filmmakers were nominated in several categories. Congratulations to the talented Columbia filmmakers nominated this year!

Tune into the Oscars on Sunday, February 24 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC to see if these talented filmmakers receive the coveted prize. 

Can You Ever Forgive Me: Nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay (Nicole Holofcener '88SOA, Co-Writer)    

Green Book: Nominated for Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, and Best Editing (Peter Farrelly '86SOA: Director, Co-Writer)  

If Beale Street Could Talk: Nominated for Best Supporting Actress, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Original Score (Dede Gardner '90CC, Co-Producer)  

Ralph Breaks the Internet: Nominated for Best Animated Feature (Phil Johnston '04SOA, Co-Director, Co-Writer)   

RBG: Nominated for Best Documentary Feature and Best Song (Julie Cohen '89JRN, Director; Betsy West, Columbia Journalism School Professor); Cohen and West were also recipients of a 2019 duPont-Columbia Award!  

Of Fathers and Sons: Nominated for Best Documentary Feature (Richard Lorber '67CC, TC, Distributor, Kino Lorber) and also winner of the Grand Jury Prize for World Documentary at the Sundance Film Festival

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