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Waad al-Kateab filming the ruins of a building destroyed by bombing in besieged east Aleppo in October 2016. Photo: Waad al-Kateab/FRONTLINE

'For Sama' from 'Frontline' Nominated for An Oscar

Daniel Hautzinger

Frontline's For Sama has been nominated in the Documentary Feature category at the Academy Awards. The film follows a young Syrian mother as she perseveres through the siege of Aleppo and is told as a love letter to a daughter.
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PBS Programs Nominated for a 2019 Academy Award

Daniel Hautzinger

Two of the five films nominated for Academy Awards this year in the Documentary category will soon air on PBS: Hale County This Morning, This Evening and Minding the Gap. Watch a trailer and interview with a director here. 
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PBS Programs Nominated for a 2018 Academy Award

Daniel Hautzinger

Two films that aired on PBS were nominated today for an Academy Award in the Documentary category: Abacus: Small Enough to Jail, and Last Men in Aleppo. Revisit our various interviews with the directors about their films.
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