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2012 Academy Awards Honors George Kuchar

By Mike Everleth ⋅ February 27, 2012

Photo of George Kuchar memorial at 84th Academy Awards

The “In Memoriam” segment of the 84th Academy Awards last night included a brief tribute to underground filmmaker George Kuchar, who passed away on Sept. 6, 2011. The above snapshot from the telecast was crudely taken with an iPod camera. Click through to embiggen.

As you can see, the Academy labeled him an “experimental” filmmaker, although he would probably be better classified as an underground or an avant garde filmmaker. But, who’s to quibble. It’s nice they included him.

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