“The Edge of Democracy” Loses Oscar to Obama-backed Documentary

The Oscar for best documentary in 2020 went to "American Factory" (co-produced by the Obamas), beating the controversial film by director Petra Costa, from Minas Gerais.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Had it won, this would have been Brazil's first Oscar in the documentary category. In addition to "The Edge of Democracy", "American Factory" beat titles such as the Syria-based films "For Sama" and "The Cave", as well as "Honeyland", from North Macedonia.

"American Factory" recounts the arrival of a Chinese factory and its super-obedient workers to a city in the interior of . . .

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