• Taboo Subjects Abound In Short Documentaries Contending For Oscars

    2 monthes ago - By Deadline

    As the Oscar nomination voting window opens, suspense is building across all the categories including Documentary Short Subject, where 10 films remain in contention. Five will go on to earn Academy Award nominations, which are set to be revealed on January 22.
    Among the contenders, several touch on taboo subjects. In the case of Period. End of Sentence ., directed by young filmmaker Rayka Zehtabchi , that taboo is menstruation. She filmed in India, where a shockingly small...
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