The Best Documentary Feature category for the 82nd Annual Academy Awards is crowded with films that hope to make the world a little brighter.
The Academy Award-nominated film “The Hurt Locker” has been lauded for its portrayal of the war in Iraq, but some veterans say it paints an unfair picture of life on the ground for troops. Jeffrey Brown talks to a film critic and a veterans advocate. Continue reading
Jeffrey Brown previews the Academy Awards with the AFI’s Todd Hitchcock.
For documentary filmmakers, the reward of an Oscar nomination is twofold: It raises awareness around the film’s subjects or issues and generates interest in a genre that ticket buyers don’t generally flock to.