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Friday, August 17th, 2012
Challenging Impossibility, a short documentary about meditation master turned weightlifter Sri Chinmoy, has been shown in some 70 festival in more than 40 nations, and won seven best documentary prizes at various festivals. It has now been tipped for an Oscar nomination. All well and good, but what does the oft-used phrase "tipped for an Oscar nomination" actually mean? Have a few powerful movie critics been talking it up? Have "for your consideration" ads been booked in Variety and The Hollywood Reporter? Has Harvey Weinstein lent his support? In this case, while its not a certainty, industry outsiders have given it a fair chance
Source: Huffington PostColin Vaines