The Heat: 89th Academy Awards

The Heat

Hollywood will honor the best in film on Sunday with the 89th Academy Awards, known around the world as the Oscars.

This year, nine films are nominated for Best Picture, including The musical “La La Land” which pays homage to old Hollywood, and received a record-tying 14 nominations.

CGTN’s May Lee reports on the latest from Los Angeles.

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The Heat: 89th Academy Awards Pt 1

The Heat: 89th Academy Awards Pt 1

After facing backlash for its lack of diversity, Hollywood praises six Black-American themed films with an Oscar nomination. And a modern musical tied for the most Oscar nominations in Academy Award history opens in China. CGTN's May Lee reports.
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To discuss the influence of Hollywood in China:

  • Janet Yang, Hollywood producer who’s worked on  films such as “The Joy Luck Club and “Empire of the Sun”
The Heat: 89th Academy Awards Pt 2

The Heat: 89th Academy Awards Pt 2

To discuss the influence of Hollywood in China is Janet Yang, Hollywood producer who's worked on films such as "The Joy Luck Club and "Empire of the Sun."
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To explore Hollywood’s big night and the film industry:

The Heat: 89th Academy Awards Pt 3

The Heat: 89th Academy Awards Pt 3

To explore Hollywood's big night and the film industry is Jamaal Finkley, CEO and Executive Producer of BlackTree TV, Seema Sirohi, a columnist for Gateway House and The Economic Times and Patrick Gamble, writer and film critic based in London
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The Heat: 89th Academy Awards Pt 4

The Heat: 89th Academy Awards Pt 4

To explore Hollywood's big night and the film industry: Jamaal Finkley, CEO and Executive Producer of BlackTree TV Seema Sirohi, a columnist for Gateway House and The Economic Times Patrick Gamble, writer and film critic based in London
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