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A list of the films and filmmakers who may not be nominated for Oscars, but should deserve your respect

Over at The Advocate, they have rounded up a list of films from 2011 that may not necessarily be getting recognized on Oscar night--but are, nonetheless, "admirable, challenging, and enlightening films" that feature "LGBT artists, in front of and behind the camera, as well as memorable, beautifully drawn queer characters."

Here's the list (and links to some of the stories we did on them this past year):

  • Pedro Almodovar, Director of The Skin I Live In
  • Dustin Lance Black, Screenwriter forJ. Edgar
  • Christopher Plummer, Actor in Beginners
  • Tate Taylor, Director of The Help
  • Tom Cullen & Chris New, Actors in Weekend
  • Diablo Cody, Screenwriter for Young Adult
  • Zachary Quinto, Actor in Margin Call
  • Jonsi, Musician, "Gathering Stories" from We Bought a Zoo
  • Celine Sciamma, Director of Tomboy
  • Angelina Jolie, Director and screenwriter of In the Land of Blood and Honey
  • Rooney Mara, Actress in The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
  • Michael Fassbender, Actor in Shame
  • Sinead O'Connor, Musician, "Lay Your Head Down" from Albert Nobbs
  • Stephen Daldry, Director of Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
  • Janet McTeer, Actress in Albert Nobbs
  • Jodie Foster, Actress in Carnage

Read the full story here.

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