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Posted by 22dreams (Member # 17846) on :
 
UNDER OUR SKIN makes the Oscar ``short list''

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Posted: 18 Nov 2009 05:16 PM PST

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that UNDER OUR SKIN was selected as one of the 15 finalists competing for ``Best Documentary Feature'' in the 82nd Academy Awards.

Unfolding like a real-life thriller, UNDER OUR SKIN exposes the hidden epidemic of Lyme disease and reveals how our corrupt medical system is failing to address one of the most serious illnesses of our time.

Open Eye Pictures is thrilled that the Academy has honored the courageous Lyme patients and physicians whose stories are told in this film.

And we hope that this nomination will help spread awareness about this devastating disease and serve as a catalyst for fixing our country's broken health care system.

The Documentary Branch Screening Academy Committee viewed all eighty-nine qualifying documentaries during the preliminary round of voting.

Academy members will now select five nominees from among the 15 titles on the shortlist, and Academy Awards nominations will be announced on Tuesday, February 2, 2010.
 
Posted by Alidor (Member # 23203) on :
 
I just read this myself! This is terrific news on so many fronts. Thanks for posting this. I didn't know how [Wink]
 
Posted by Parisa (Member # 10526) on :
 
Wow!
 
Posted by Nicole_Denise (Member # 20620) on :
 
I know- I just heard! It's so exciting!
 
Posted by aklnwlf (Member # 5960) on :
 
Thanks for this post!
 
Posted by Tincup (Member # 5829) on :
 
This is a big deal too!

Can you picture Andy in a tux?

Oh yes!

[Big Grin]

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