In our news wrap Monday, Jewish community centers and day schools in at least 12 states received more bomb threats, all of which appeared to be hoaxes. Over the weekend, more than 100 headstones were destroyed at a Jewish cemetery…
By PBS NewsHour
In the 83 years accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers has handled the balloting and award envelopes for the Oscars, it says there had never been a major mistake. Until last night, when presenter Warren Beatty was mistakenly given the wrong envelope, leading…
By Elizabeth Flock
“Moonlight” won Best Picture at the 89th Academy Awards in a ceremony in which presenters and award recipients pointed to the strength of diversity in the film industry.
By Corinne Segal
Wynn Thomas, Lisa Cortes and Sam Pollard discuss the role of African Americans in the film industry, two years of #OscarsSoWhite and how to improve representation.
By Kamala Kelkar
Back in 2003, “Spirited Away” made history by becoming the first Japanese animated feature film to win an Academy Award. It told the story of 10-year-old Chihiro, a young girl propelled into a world governed by spirits, gods and fantastical…
By Dayana Morales Gomez
When the 89th Oscars award ceremony airs Sunday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hopes to avoid the #OscarsSoWhite backlash of recent years.
"It was really a human tenderness that I've rarely seen on film," Peck says of a final scene from the Oscar nominee.
The star of the Oscar-nominated “Watani: My Homeland” says she feels the voice she's given to the Syrian crisis is being silenced.
How much work goes into a best original song or score? “La La Land” composer Justin Hurwitz, who received Oscar nominations for both original score and two original songs this morning, and already won both prizes at the Golden Globes,…
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