‘Navalny’ Wins Oscar for Best Documentary Film

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The Moscow Times

HOLLYWOOD—“Navalny” won the best documentary Oscar on Sunday night’s Academy Awards ceremonies in Hollywood. The film, directed by Daniel Roher, follows an investigation by the journalist group Bellingcat and CNN Chief International Correspondent Clarissa Ward to discover who poisoned opposition politician Alexei Navalny with the nerve agent Novichok in August 2020. “Navalny” was produced by CNN films and HBO Max in association with Fishbowl Films, RaeFilm Studios and Cottage M. It grossed about $125,000 in its limited theatrical release last year after its premiere at the Sundance Film Festiv…

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