Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as "Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of cinematographic art for their contribution to creation of movies.
Did You Know?
The Best Original Song winner, "Lose Yourself" from 8 Mile
(2002), was not performed at the ceremony. Reportedly, ABC asked Eminem
to perform an edited version of the rap, but he refused (and did not attend the ceremony nor pick his Oscar up). It was the first time since the Awards were first telecast that the Best Original Song winner was not performed. See more
Afghanistan submitted a film this year: "My Big Fat Skinny Raggety-Ass One Hump Thirsty Camel".
Fanfare for Oscar
Music by Jerry Goldsmith See more