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Documentary On Euromaidan Protests Nominated For Oscar

A still from Winter On Fire by directory Evgeny Afineevsky

A documentary film about Ukraine's Euromaidan protests has been nominated for an Academy Award for best documentary feature.

The Oscar nominations were announced on January 14 at a ceremony in Beverly Hills, California.

The Oscars will be handed out on February 28.

Winter On Fire: Ukraine's Fight For Freedom is a 2015 documentary film about the Euromaidan uprising that overthrew Moscow-friendly Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych.

The film, by director Evgeny Afineevsky, won the Grolsch People's Choice Documentary Award at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.