Documentary film «Winter in the fire: the Struggle for freedom» which tells about the struggle of Ukrainians for freedom and independence during the revolution of Dignity has not received an Oscar nomination for best documentary feature film. About it reports «UKRINFORM».
The nomination was won by the British film «Amy» Asif Kapadia about the life and death of singer Amy Winehouse.
Just this year in the category «Best documentary» were presented five paintings. Among them «Winter on fire», «Land of cartels» Matthew Heineman about the war of Mexican drug cartels, «the Look of silence» Joshua Oppenheimer about the consequences of the mass killings in Indonesia, 1965-1966 biennium, as well as «What happened, miss Simone?» about the American singer and activist for the rights of citizens to Nina Simone.
The film Eugene Afineevsky «Winter fire», built on documentary filming, interviews and eyewitness testimony 93-day events on the Maidan in the center of the Ukrainian capital from December 2013 to February 2014.
World premiere of the film took place at the Venice film festival in September of 2015. The film also took place in the section of documentaries at the international film festival in Toronto in 2015, where it received the audience Award for best documentary.
This intrigue of the ceremony «Oscar» has traditionally been associated with the nomination for best picture, but among moviegoers in the first place was another question: whether will be awarded statuettes actor Leonardo DiCaprio.
The expectations of fans of Di Caprio were not deceived, and 25 years after the start of a film career, the actor still gets «Oscar» for her role in the film «Survivors». Note that the first nomination for the Academy award in DiCaprio was back in 1994, reports NEWSru.com.
And here is the result in the nomination «Best film» of the outgoing year was not so predictable — the victory was won by the film «In the spotlight» (Spotlight), a story about the controversial investigation into the journalists of The Boston Globe.
The ceremony began with a speech by Chris Rock. As expected, the comedian was not going to ignore «the elephant in the room» and devoted most of his opening monologue racial scandal: «We want to have the opportunity. So black people had the same opportunities as whites. And that’s all we need».
Chris Rock: “We want opportunity.» https://t.co/vG5LjQdCo9 #Oscars https://t.co/fxn0frpQYc
— ABC News (@ABC) February 29, 2016.
«Best original screenplay» — «In the spotlight» (John singerand Tom McCarthy).
«Best adapted screenplay» — «fall» (Adam McKayand Charles Randolph)
«Best supporting actress» — Alicia vikander («a Girl from Denmark»)
«Best costume design» — «Mad Max: fury Road»
«Best makeup and hairstyles» — «Mad Max: fury Road»
«Best art Director» — «Mad Max: fury Road»
«Best cinematography» — «the Survivors» (Emmanuel Lubezki)
«Best editing» — «Mad Max: fury Road»
«Best sound editing» — «Mad Max: fury Road»
«Best sound mixing» — «Mad Max: fury Road»
«Best visual effects» — «From the machine» (Ex Machina)
«Best animated short film» — «the Bear story»
«Best animated film» — «Puzzle»
«Best supporting actor» — mark of the Novella (the»Spy bridge»)
«Best short documentary» — «Girl in water»
«Best documentary» — «Amy»
«Best short film» — «the stutterer»
«Best film in a foreign language» — «Son of Saul» (Hungary)
«The best soundtrack» — Ennio Morricone («Disgusting eight»)
«Best song» — «Writing»s on the Wall» (Sam Smith, «Range»)
Best Director — Alejandro gonzález iñárritu(«Survivor»)
Best actress — brie Larson(«Room)
«Best actor» — Leonardo DiCaprio
Best film — «In the spotlight» (Spotlight)
Only the Russians presented the nominees for the «Oscar» statuette spared. The award for best animated short film received a «Bear story» by Gabriel Osorio and Pato Escala, Spain. This is the first «Oscar» in the history of Chile, said the winners. Among feature-length cartoons won «Puzzle».
Sylvester Stallone was the main favorite for the statuette for her role in «creed: Legacy rocky», but the Academy was of a different opinion and gave the Oscar to Mark Novella for the role of a Soviet spy in the film «Spy bridge» by Steven Spielberg. The choice of academicians disagreed and Arnold Schwarzenegger, who appealed to Stallone in his Twitter: «For me you are the winner. And no matter what they say.»
Arnold Schwarzenegger to Sylvester Stallone: «To me, you’re the best, no matter what they say.» #Oscars pic.twitter.com/B5px7EEJ15
— ABC News (@ABC) February 29, 2016.
Speech by Lady Gaga, as predicted last week the American media, presented to the Vice-President of the USA Joe Biden. «Let’s change the culture in which victims of sexual violence have to ask themselves «What have I done?» They did nothing that they should be such an attitude,» said Biden. Lady Gaga, who was herself a victim of abuse, performed the song «Till it happens to you».
Ukrainian film «Winter in the fire» have not received «Oscar» 29.02.2016