Political Statements at the Oscars
The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are the most prestigious awards in the entertainment industry. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences decides to give recognition to breakthroughs in film. The Oscars are the oldest awards ceremony with the 1st Academy Awards held in 1929. The ceremony was first broadcast on the radio in 1930, and since 1953 they have been publicly televised. Since then 3,140 Oscars have been awarded. This year’s award ceremony will be held on March 12th.