Onstage Speech Transcript | 83rd Academy Awards

Documentary (Short Subject)


ONSTAGE SPEECH
CATEGORY: Best documentary short subject
SPEECH BY: Karen Goodman and Kirk Simon
FILM: "Strangers No More"

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(Karen Goodman)
Wow, what a great year for docs. Thank you most of all to the exceptional immigrant and refugee children from 48 countries at Tel Aviv's remarkable Bialik-Rogozin School. You've shown us that through education, understanding, and tolerance, peace really is possible.

(Kirk Simon)
Love and gratitude to our visionary executive producer Lin Arison, HBO's finest, Sheila Nevins, our co-producer and editor Nancy Baker, cinematographer, Buddy Squires, the courageous principal, Karen Tal, the children who opened their hearts to us and the precious Oliver and Allegra Simon.

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