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Podcast: Oscars 2017

In our sixth episode, Adiba and Katarina discuss the 2017 oscars. They particularly focus on the diversity issue – is #oscarssowhite, how far have we come in terms of diversity, and how can we do better? They also discuss the Moonlight/La La Land debacle, along with the various movies, actors, and actresses that were nominated for this year’s oscars.

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Links:

La La Land’s White Saviour

Which 2017 Oscars Nominees Pass the Bechdel Test?

Mahershala Ali’s Speech

2017 Analysis of Gender in the Oscars

Spike Lee to boycott the 2016 Oscars over lack of nominee diversity

Oscars: Spike Lee Refuses to Attend Awards Due to All-White Acting Nominees

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