On Saturday 22 February 2015, the 87th Academy Awards will take place, highlighting a year’s worth of skilled storytelling, breathtaking actors and amazing special effects. Raindance is not a stranger to Oscar nominees, having shown several films before they received their nominations or their wins! Here is a list of some of the past Oscar contenders and winners that have graced the Raindance screens, organized by the year they were nominated.
2006 – Six Shooter – Short Film (Live Action) – WON
2007 – My Country, My Country – Documentary (Feature) – NOMINATED
2008 – Once – Falling Slowly – Best Song – WON
Although not technically a win for the movie itself, we would be remiss if we did not mention its best song win.
2009 – Toyland (Spielzeugland) – Short Film (Live Action) – WON
2010 – Kavi – Short Film (Live Action) – NOMINATED
2011 – Restrepo – Documentary (feature) – NOMINATED
2013 – Asad – Short Film (Live Action) – NOMINATED
– Buzkashi Boys – Short Film (Live Action) – NOMINATED
– Head over Heels – Short Film (Animated) – NOMINATED
2014 – Karama Has No Walls – Documentary (short subject) – NOMINATED
And at the Academy Awards this year, there is Our Curse and Butter Lamp, both nominated in the Documentary (short subject) category.
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