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Missed some of this year’s Oscar winners while they were in theaters? You can request these winning movies, including new and upcoming releases, right now with your library card.

Academy Award Winners 2017


Moonlight

Moonlight

Directed by Barry Jenkins

A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami. (Rated R.)

Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor (Mahershala Ali), Best Adapted Screenplay

Manchester by the Sea

Manchester by the Sea

Directed by Kenneth Lonergan

When his brother dies, a man travels to his hometown for the funeral and discovers that he is the legal guardian of his teenage nephew. (Rated R.)

Best Actor (Casey Affleck), Best Original Screenplay

La La Land

La La Land

Directed by Damien Chazelle

A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles. This original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing dreams. (Rated PG-13.)

Best Actress (Emma Stone), Best Cinematography, Best Directing, Best Original Score, Best Original Song, Best Production Design

Fences

Fences

Directed by Denzel Washington

An African-American father struggles with race relations in the United States while trying to raise his family in the 1950s and coming to terms with the events of his life. (Rated PG-13.)

Best Supporting Actress (Viola Davis)

Zootopia

Zootopia

Directed by Byron Howard & Rich Moore

Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia’s police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case—even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery. (Rated PG.)

Best Animated Feature

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Directed by David Yates

The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York’s secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school. (Rated PG-13.)

Best Costume Design

O.J.: Made in America

O.J.: Made in America

Directed by Ezra Edelman

An essential examination of the rise and fall of Orenthal James Simpson, and parallels between his incredible story with that of race in America. This critically-acclaimed documentary series reveals how he first became a football star, why America fell in love with him off the field, what happened in the trial for his ex-wife’s murder, and finally, why he is now sitting in jail for another crime twenty years later.

Best Documentary Feature

Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge

Directed by Mel Gibson

WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to be awarded the Medal of Honor. (Rated R.)

Best Film Editing, Best Sound Mixing

Suicide Squad

Suicide Squad

Directed by David Ayer

Federal agent Amanda Waller recruits a group of incarcerated supervillains to fight against a threat to the United States. (Rated PG-13.)

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

Arrival

Arrival

Directed by Denis Villeneuve

After alien ships arrive at locations around Earth, a linguist is called in to translate and understand the alien language. (Rated PG-13.)

Best Sound Editing

The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book

Directed by Jon Favreau

An orphan boy is raised in the jungle with the help of a pack of wolves, a bear, and a black panther. (Rated PG.)

Best Visual Effects


One Response to “Check Out an Oscar Winner”

  1. Priceless

    I have been wanting to see this movie really bad

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