Year: 2004 (77th) Academy Awards
Category: Documentary (Feature)
Film Title: Born into Brothels
Winner: Ross Kauffman and Zana Briski
Presenter: Leonardo DiCaprio (presented with all nominees in the category on stage)
Date & Venue: February 27, 2005; Kodak Theatre
Tom Hanks was right; this thing is heavy.
A little gold man, just what we always wanted. We thank you so much. This is an incredible, incredible honor. We thank the kids; they're watching in Calcutta. We thank you so much. We love you very much.
We'd like to thank HBO, the best place on the planet for documentaries. THINKFilm, doing an incredible job with this film. The Sundance Institute. Diane Weyermann, we love you.
Geralyn White Dreyfous, our executive producer, and Pamela Boll, our co-executive producer, thank you so much.
And I'd like to thank Zana Briski, this amazing woman right next to me. She's incredible.
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