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Year: 1984 (57th) Academy Awards
Category: Documentary (Short Subject)
Film Title: The Stone Carvers
Winner: Marjorie Hunt and Paul Wagner, Producers
Presenter: Michael Douglas
Date & Venue: March 25, 1985; Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
We, of course, would like to thank the Academy for this award. We want to thank the terrific crew and very sensitive crew that worked with us on the film. We want to thank the great organizations that stood behind us with their financial support, always an important element: The National Endowment for the Arts, The D.C. Community Humanities Council, and The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation. Also want to personally thank my good friends and my family.
I'd like to thank Alan* and my family, especially my mother who has believed in the film from the very beginning. The Office of Folklife Programs at the Smithsonian who so supported the film. And most of all the stone carvers: Roger Morigi, Vincent Palumbo, Constantine Seferlis, and Frank Zic. This is for you.
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