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Frederick Wiseman Receives Honorary Oscar®

The Honorary award is an Oscar® statuette given “to honor extraordinary distinction in lifetime achievement, exceptional contributions to the state of motion picture arts and sciences, or for outstanding service to the Academy.”


Actor Ben Kingsley, introducing Fred at the award ceremony, said of his films, "Therein lies the truth."

You can see Fred's acceptance speech here

Statuette image © A.M.P.A.S.

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