PBS NewsHour

Why did Oscar leave out actors of color, female filmmakers?

Clip: 01/15/2015 | 7m 8s

For the first time in almost 20 years, all of the Academy Award nominees for leading and supporting acting roles are white. Gwen Ifill asks Mike Sargent of Pacifica Radio and Ann Hornaday of The Washington Post about the surprises and snubs of the 2015 Oscar nominations, and what it says about power and diversity in Hollywood.

Aired: 01/15/15

Rating: NR

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