Indian Documentary Failed in Oscar


  • Earlier in February 2022, the Indian documentary film ‘Writing with Fire’ was nominated for the oscar award but the documentary failed to win the award.
  • This is the first Indian documentary made by an all-India independent production in this category.
  • The documentary picture tells the story of a group of enterprising and courageous Dalit women who run their own newspaper Khabar Lahariya in Bundelkhand.
  • In this category of Best Documentary Feature, the ‘Summer of Soul’ won the oscar award.
  • The other nominees in this category were Ascension, Attica and Flee.

    Facts to know:

  • The Oscar is also known as the Academy Awards.
  • It was first awarded in 1929 by AMPAS.
  • Oscar awards were given to recognise the performance in the film industry.
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