“Harriet” Star Cynthia Erivo Nominated for Oscar for Best Actress

HeadlineJan 14, 2020
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This year’s Oscar nominations have just been announced. Among the top-nominated movies was “Joker,” for which Joaquin Phoenix received a nomination for best actor. “Edge of Democracy,” about Brazilian Presidents Dilma Rousseff and Lula da Silva, was nominated for best documentary. “Harriet” star Cynthia Erivo was nominated for best actress, making her the only black actor nominated for an Oscar this year. And not a single woman was nominated for best director, for a second year in a row.

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