'Restrepo' Nominated for Best Documentary Academy Award

January 25th, 2011

Washington Post

Oscar nominations 2011: ‘King’s Speech’ leads with 12 nominations; ‘True Grit’ nets 10

By Jen Chaney
Washington Post Staff Writer
Tuesday, January 25, 2011; 9:45 AM

The Academy Award nominations were announced this morning in Los Angeles.

On the documentary front, “Exit Through the Gift Shop,” “Gasland,” “Inside Job,” “Restrepo” and “Waste Land” all earned nominations, while “Waiting for Superman” – Davis Guggenheim’s education expose that focused largely on the Washington public school system – was passed over.

The Academy Awards, to be hosted by newly christened Oscar nominee Franco and previous Oscar nominee Anne Hathaway, will take place Feb. 27 at Hollywood’s Kodak Theatre and will be broadcast on ABC.

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