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Oscars: 'Strangers No More' wins for documentary short

February 27, 2011 |  7:14 pm

Doc “Strangers No More” won the Oscar for documentary short at the 83rd Academy Awards on Sunday night. The film follows a group of students at the Bialik-Rogozin School in Tel Aviv, where students have come from 48 countries to flee poverty, political strife and warfare. The award goes to Karen Goodman and Kirk Simon.

“Strangers No More” competed against “Killing in the Name,” “Poster Girl,” “Sun Come Up” and “The Warriors of Qiugang.”

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-- Rick Rojas

Photo: Karen Goodman, Kirk Simon and Karen Tal, winners for best documentary short for "Strangers No More." Credit: Associated Press.

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