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Oscars 2014: '20 Feet From Stardom' wins for documentary
Oscars 2014: '20 Feet From Stardom' wins for documentary

"20 Feet From Stardom,” the inspiring chronicle of the lives and travails of backup singers, on Sunday won the Oscar for documentary feature. The award in the category  goes to director Morgan Neville and producers Gil Friesen and Caitrin Rogers. "20 Feet From Stardom" grew from an idea by Friesen, a veteran music executive who enlisted Neville to direct. Friesen died from complications of leukemia shortly before the film premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. OSCARS 2014: Full coverage | Complete list Among the films "20 Feet From Stardom" beat in this category: “The Act of Killing” was a head-spinning phantasmagoria that...

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