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‘AMY’ wins Best Documentary Feature Oscar at the Academy Awards!

Asif Kapadia OSCAR win                                                                                                                                                                                                            image: @asifkapadia Twitter

Galway UNESCO City of Film is delighted to congratulate Asif Kapadia for winning the 88th Academy Awards OSCAR for ‘Best Documentary Feature’ for his film ‘AMY’ on Sunday evening in Los Angeles.

Galway Film Centre was delighted to host Asif in Galway in January this year as part of the Galway Film Centre’s annual Seminar ‘Talking Documentary’. Filmmaker Pat Collins interviewed Asif and discussed at length his experiences as a documentary filmmaker. Asif talked poignantly about his time in making ‘AMY’, his documentary on singer Amy Winehouse, and the need to celebrate her short life.

IMG_1698-5Left to right: Pat Collins and Asif Kapadia at the Galway Film Centre’s annual two day  Film and TV Seminar Talking Documentary in the Harbour Hotel Galway  which featured Oscar nominated Director Asif Kapadia of AMY and Bafta nominated documentary A Syrian Love Story with Sean Mc Allister www.galwayfilmcentre.ie    Photos by Matt Kavanagh

Hearty congratulations to Asif for this amazing win!

For more information on AMY see the films official website.

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