2003 Oscar Acceptance Address for Best Documentary Film
delivered 23 March 2003, Hollywood, CA
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transcribed directly from audio]
On behalf of our producers Kathleen Glynn
and Michael Donovan from Canada, I'd like to thank the Academy for this.
I've invited my fellow documentary nominees on the stage with us, and we would
like to -- they are here -- they are here in solidarity with me because we like
We like non-fiction and we live in fictitious
We live in the time where we have fictitious election results that elects a
We -- We live in a time where we have a man
sending us to war for fictitious reasons.
Whether it's the fictition of duct tape or the fictitious [sic] of orange alerts, we
are against this war, Mr. Bush.
Shame on you, Mr. Bush, shame on you.
And any time you've got the Pope and the Dixie
Chicks against you, your time is up.
Thank you very much.
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