Get Oscar Ready with Fandor


Ida, courtesy of Music Box Films

Let Fandor get you ready for the 87th Academy Awards® Ceremony, happening Sunday, February 22, 2015.

Get ready for theOscars® with these great film recommendations!

Fandor just added the beautifully shot Ida, nominated for Best Cinematography and Best Foreign Film, and a Spirit Award for Best International Film. Don’t miss an opportunity to see this amazing film. Watch it now.

After her photographic work was discovered in 2009, right after her death, there have been many studies and documentaries on Vivian Maier, including the Oscars®-nominated Finding Vivian Maier. But before this documentary there was the short film Vivian Maier: Photographer, which is available on Fandor.

Laura Poitras’ CITIZENFOUR was nominated for an Oscars® for Best Documentary. Watch Poitras’ earlier work My Country, My Country and The Oath to get a glimpse at the documentary style that led to her eventual nomination.

James Benning and Richard Linklater, two filmmakers who are obsessed with time, get a close-up in Double Play which offers some exclusive behind-the-scenes of the multi-nominated film Boyhood.

If they had the Academy Awards® in 1902, what film would have won Best Picture? Best Documentary in 1923? What about the films that should have at least been nominated or awarded? Check out this great Alternative to the Oscars® Guide that explores what could have been.

Last but not least, check out these in-depth video essays by Kevin B. Lee that provide visual evidence on who should win an Oscar® in various categories.

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