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, [link=tt0310793]
Whoa. On behalf of our producers Kathleen Glynn and Michael Donovan from Canada, I'd like to thank the Academy for this. I have invited my fellow documentary nominees on the stage with us, and we would like to - they're 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 president. We live in a ...