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No Singing About God. Hollywood Withdraws Oscar Nomination

No award for Icky Christians.

There’s been a strange controversy over the now rescinded Oscar nomination for “Alone Yet Not Alone,” the song by quadriplegic Christian author Joni Eareckson Tada for an independent movie of the same name. The nomination was reputedly “controversial” because it’s a religious song for a faith-based film. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Board of Governors explained that there had been inappropriate lobbying by the song composer, who’s a former board governor. The composer says his mere email advocacy pales next to more typically sophisticated media campaigns for big budget Hollywood film songs. It’s reportedly the first time the Academy has rescinded a nomination.
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1 comments:

Mary De Voe said...

It is Hollywood's loss.


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