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The Polluted Documentary Oscar Pool

2Kings2_23_24 Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 3:13 PM
The simple reason that 2016 wasn't considered for the documentary category is that it isn't a documentary. It's a propaganda film.
jmcconnell Wrote: Dec 09, 2012 3:01 PM
i.e.: anything Moore has released and most of the listed docs. in the article?
The cabal that chooses the 15 nominees for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature has issued its 2013 selections. Why was the top-grossing documentary of 2012 -- and the fourth most-successful documentary of all time - not on that expansive list?

Because it was "2016," the film in which conservative author Dinesh D'Souza warns of a dark future for America if Barack Obama is re-elected. The film's producer, Gerald Molen, who already won an Oscar for "Schindler's List," was scandalized. "The action confirms my opinion that the bias against anything from a conservative point of view is dead...