Sundance-Supported Films Garner Academy Award Nominations

Congratulations to the seven Sundance Institute- and Sundance Film Festival-supported films and filmmakers nominated for the Academy Awards.

Documentary (Feature)

Hell and Back Again, directed by Danfung Dennis and Mike Lerner

If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front, directed by Marshall Curry and Sam Cullman

Documentary (Short Subject)

The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement, directed by Robin Fryday and Gail Dolgin

The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom, directed by Lucy Walker and Kira Carstensen

Foreign Language Film

Monsieur Lazhar, directed by Philippe Falardeau (Canada)

Short Film (Animated)

A Morning Stroll, directed by Grant Orchard and Sue Goffe

Writing (Original Screenplay)

Margin Call, written by J.C. Chandor

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