Kobe Bryantt: Ringo Chiu / Globallookpress.com
The picture of the “Dear basketball” made the list of contenders for the award “Oscar”. The list of nominees was announced in Los Angeles, the broadcast is available on YouTube.
The tape was nominated in the category “Best animated short film”. The film is based on a letter by American basketball player Kobe Bryant in which he announced that he is retiring.
In 2003, Bryant was accused of raping a 19-year-old girl. The case came to the court, as the woman began to receive threats and refused to testify against the athlete.
In the list of nominees has not got James Franco, who received a Golden globe for the film “Mountain-Lord”. However, his tape was among the contenders for the award in the category “Best adapted screenplay”.
10 Jan Franco accused of trying coercion to perform oral sex and abuse of minors. This happened after the awards ceremony “Golden globe”, which the actor came to the icon of the movement Time’s Up for the victims of harassment. Five women stated sexual exploitation on the part of the artist. Amid the scandal, reporters found in the book of the actor instruction on sexual abuse of young fans.
Video, photo All from Russia.