Of the twenty nominated actors that year, Paul Newman
was the only one not in attendance. He had decided a few years earlier that he was through with award ceremonies. See more
[Acceptance speech for Best Documentary, Bowling for Columbine
Himself - Winner: Best Documentary Feature
Thank you very much. On behalf of our producers Kathleen Glynn and Michael Donovan from Canada, I'd like to thank the Academy for this. I've invited my fellow documentary nominees on the stage with us, and we would like to - they are here in solidarity with me because we like nonfiction. We like nonfiction and we live in fictitious times. We live in the time where we have fictitious election results that elects a fictitious ...