Year: 2010 (83rd) Academy Awards
Category: Documentary (Short Subject)
Film Title: Strangers No More
Winner: Karen Goodman and Kirk Simon
Presenter: Jake Gyllenhaal, Amy Adams
Date & Venue: February 27, 2011; Kodak Theatre
Wow, what a great year for docs. Thank you most of all to the exceptional immigrant and refugee children from forty-eight countries at Tel Aviv's remarkable Bialik-Rogozin School. You've shown us that through education, understanding and tolerance, peace really is possible.
Love and gratitude to our visionary executive producer, Lin Arison; HBO's finest, Sheila Nevins; our co-producer and editor, Nancy Baker; cinematographer Buddy Squires; the courageous principal, Karen Tal; the children who opened their hearts to us; and the precious Oliver and Allegra Simon. Thank you.
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[Note: All winners are present except where noted; NOT all winners may have spoken.]