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Oscars: 'Inside Job' wins for documentary feature

February 27, 2011 |  7:22 pm

Doc “Inside Job” won the Oscar for documentary feature at the 83rd Academy Awards on Sunday night. “Inside Job” is an exploration of the causes and corollaries of the 2008 financial crisis. The award goes to Charles Ferguson and Audrey Marrs.

“Inside Job” competed against “Exit Through the Gift Shop,” “Gasland,” Restrepo” and “Waste Land.” Previously, the film received the Directors Guild Award for directional achievement in documentary and the documentary screenplay prize at the Writers Guild Awards.

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-- Rick Rojas

Photo: Oprah Winfrey hands the Oscars to Charles Ferguson left, and Audrey Marrs for documentary feature for "Inside Job." Credit: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times.


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