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90th Oscars Onstage Speech Transcript: DOCUMENTARY (FEATURE)

SPEECH BY: Bryan Fogel and Dan Cogan

FILM: "Icarus"


BRYAN FOGEL: Thank you, thank you, to the Academy. Thanks to Ted Sarandos, Lisa Nishimura, Adam Del Deo our incredible partners at Netflix. UTA Rena Ronson, and our fellow producers Jim Swartz, David Fialkow, and amazing creative team, Jon Bertain, Mark Monroe, Jake Swantko, Adam Peters, and my parents who are here. I love you guys. We dedicate this award, we dedicate this award to Dr. Grigory Rodchenkov, our fearless whistleblower who now lives in grave danger. We hope "Icarus" is a wake-up call, yes, about Russia. But more than that, about the importance of telling the truth, now more than ever.

DAN COGAN: To my wife Liz Garbus. You taught me everything I know about how to support a great filmmaker because you are one. Amelia and Theo, I love you. And Geralyn Dreyfous and all the members of Impact Partners. Thank you all for making the films like "Icarus" possible. Thank you.


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