April 26, 2021

Nebraska and the Academy Awards

Photo: Laurie Richards, Nebraska Film Office and Chloé Zhao, NOMADLAND   The 93rd Academy Awards in Los Angeles, April 25, was an historical moment in the film industry.  And, Nebraska played a part. Filmmaker Chloe Zhao’s award winning Nomadland topped the run of Oscar garnering three awards:  Best Director Oscar, Best Actress Oscar for Frances McDormand and Best Picture Oscar. Zhao’s film landed several days of filming in western Nebraska, the new hot spot location for award winning filmmakers like Zhao and the Coen brothers who also filmed part of their movie, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs near Scottsbluff in 2018. Zhao is only the […]