Oscar entices doc from PPV

Dempsey, John
September 2004
Daily Variety;9/13/2004, Vol. 284 Issue 49, p5
Trade Publication
Reports on the influence of the lure of a potential Oscar nomination on the decision of Robert Greenwald to pull his documentary "Uncovered: The Whole Truth About the Iraq War" from a pay per-view run in the U.S. Notice given by distributor of pay per-view movies In Demand to irs cable-operator clients on its decision to drop the "Uncovered"; Expectation of thee filmmkers that their film will be eligible for the documentary category; Submission of correct forms before the eligibility deadline for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.


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