Why the Oscars’ Omission of ‘Selma’ Matters–NYT

January 18, 2015

“While the snubs may sting and point toward a broader blindness, it’s still more important in the long run that a young female black director received the backing of a Hollywood studio and made an important film. Long after the last blubbering actor has been played off the stage while thanking his or her makeup assistant at the Oscars, we will still have ‘Selma.'”

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/19/business/media/why-the-oscars-omission-of-selma-matters.html?rref=collection%2Fcolumn%2Fthe-media-equation

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