Indian documentary on female journalists ‘Writing With Fire’ has been nominated at Oscars!

Actor–comedian Leslie Jordan and actor, CEO and producer Tracee Ellis Ross announced the 94th Oscars® nominations today (February 8), via a global live stream on Oscar.comOscars.org, the Academy’s digital platforms, an international satellite feed and broadcast media.

Jordan, Ross and several special guests announced the nominees in all 23 categories at 5:18 a.m. PST, live from Los Angeles, Times Square in New York City, Howard University in Washington, D.C., Beaumont Hospital in Detroit, MI, and Thaddeus M. Bullard Academy in Tampa, FL. For a complete list of nominees, visit the official Oscars website, www.oscar.com.

This year, the Academy saw its highest ever voter participation in the organization’s history, with members submitting ballots from 82 countries. Active members of the Academy are eligible to vote for the winners in all 23 categories beginning Thursday, March 17, through Tuesday, March 22.

Indian documentary ‘Writing With Fire’ has been nominated at the 94th edition of the Academy Awards under the Best Documentary Feature category. In a cluttered news landscape dominated by men, emerges India’s only newspaper run by Dalit women. Armed with smartphones, Chief Reporter Meera and her journalists break traditions, be it on the frontlines of India’s biggest issues or within the confines of their homes, redefining what it means to be powerful.

The 94th Oscars will be held on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at the Dolby® Theatre at Hollywood & Highland® in Hollywood and will be televised live on ABC at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT and in more than 200 territories worldwide.


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