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Oscars 2023 nominations: Shaunak Sen’s ‘All That Breathes’ documentary feature nominated for an Oscar

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Oscars 2023 nominations: Shaunak Sen's 'All That Breathes' documentary feature nominated for an Oscar
Aditya Chaudhary

New Delhi. Shaunak Sen’s “All That Breathes” has been nominated for an Oscar in a documentary feature. Earlier last week, the film has received a nomination for the 2023 Film Awards announced by the British Academy of Film and Television Awards (BAFTA). All That Breathes already holds the distinction of being the only film to win both the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival and Best Documentary Feature at the Cannes Film Festival.

Made in Delhi, the documentary is based on two brothers, Mohammad Saud and Nadeem Shahzad, who have dedicated their lives to rescuing and treating injured birds, especially black eagles. “All That Breathes” has also been nominated for a BAFTA Award. It had earlier won the ‘World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Documentary’ at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. In addition, it won the Golden Eye Award for Best Documentary at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival.

Oscars 2023 nominations: Shaunak Sen's 'All That Breathes' documentary feature nominated for an Oscar

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Tamil documentary “The Elephant Whispers” also earned a nomination in the Documentary Short Subject category at the 95th Academy Awards on Tuesday. The documentary, directed by Kartiki Gonsalves, has been nominated in the category along with four other films “Hallout”, “How Do You Measure a Year?”, “The Martha Mitchell Effect” and “Stranger at the Gate”.

“The Elephant Whispers” depicts the unbreakable bond between two abandoned elephants and their caretakers. It is produced by Guneet Monga and Achin Jain of Sikhya Entertainment. Hollywood actors Riz Ahmed and Allison Williams announced the final nominations for the prestigious 95th Academy Awards in 23 categories here. The Oscar Awards will be announced on March 12.

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FIRST PUBLISHED : January 24, 2023, 20:39 IST