Explore the 2017 Academy Award Nominees at SCCLD

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The Oscar nominations, which are given for for both artistic and technical excellence in films, were announced on January 24, 2017. The awards will be given out on February 26, 2017.



In addition to the actual nominated achievements available at the library, you can check out the fascinating books that inspired these acclaimed movies.
 

Best Picture Nominee
Arrival was adapted from the short story, "The Story of Your Life" from Ted Chiang's short story collection Stories of Your Life and Others.

Available in multiple formats.

Best Picture Nominee
Fences was adapted from the Pulitzer Prize winning play, Fences by August Wilson.


 
Best Picture Nominee  .
Hidden Figures was based on the bestselling book Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly.

Available in multiple formats.
 
Best Picture Nominee
Lion was based on the memoir A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley.

Available in multiple formats.
Florence Foster Jenkins
is based on the biography, Florence Foster Jenkins by Nicholas Martin and Jasper Rees.
Nocturnal Animals
is based on the novel, Tony & Susan by Austin Wright.

Available in multiple formats.
Silence is based on the novel,  Silence by Shūsaku Endō.

 

You can explore more of the 2017 Academy Awards here.

Explore the 2017 Academy Awards @ SCCLD



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