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Indie Focus: The future of the Oscars

Indie Focus: The future of the Oscars

Hello! I’m Mark Olsen, and welcome to your weekly field guide to a world of Only Good Movies.

This newsletter is being sent out on the morning of one of the biggest days in the movie-year calendar: the Academy Awards ceremony. It’s been a year of surprises and controversy, and those conversations likely won’t stop — even well after that last envelope has been opened.

This past week, we had a really great event as part of the Indie Focus Screening Series, with the upcoming movie “Eye in the Sky,” starring Helen Mirren, Alan Rickman, Aaron Paul and Barkhad Abdi, followed by a...