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Film Academy USA has announced that, starting with the 94-th ceremony “Oscar” (2021), the rules of selection of nominees in the category “Best film” will be changed. This was reported on the official website of the film.
Under the new rules, their number is fixed: ten. Before the changes the number of movies could be much less.
The main purpose of this solution is to increase the level of representativeness in the competition. Recently, the organizers of the awards are often criticized for insufficient attention to the work of black and Asian authors. To solve this problem, all employees of the Academy, the United States will, on an annual basis to take courses for combating unconscious bias in judgment.
Earlier American Academy thought about the transfer of the 93rd ceremony of awarding the prize “Oscar” because of the pandemic coronavirus. Currently, the presentation of the Oscars is scheduled for February 28, 2021.
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