My Octopus Teacher is the 2021 Oscar Winner for Documentary (Feature)
MY OCTOPUS TEACHER is the Oscars 2021 winner for Documentary (Feature)! Congratulations to Pippa Ehrlich, James Reed and Craig Foster on their Oscar win. During their speech, they thanked their international team and audience, speaking to those in South Africa staying up to watch the awards.They said that they hope the documentary "Provides a glimpse of a different relationship between human beings and the natural world." Also stating, "If a man can form a relationship with an octopus, it does make you wonder what else is possible." Other Oscars 2021 nominees for Documentary (Feature) included COLLECTIVE, CRIP CAMP, THE MOLE AGENT and TIME. You can see complete coverage of Oscars 2021 winners on the Oscar Winners page and the full list of 93rd Academy Awards winners here on Oscar.com. Watch the complete acceptance speech below!
MY OCTOPUS TEACHER accepts the Oscar for Documentary (Feature) at Oscars 2021.
While swimming in the waters of the Great African Sea Forest, filmmaker and conservationist Craig Foster meets an unlikely teacher: a young octopus. After visiting her den every day for months, he eventually wins the animal's trust, and as she shares the secrets of her world, Foster undergoes a transformation.
The 93rd Oscars, produced by Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher and Steven Soderbergh, were held on Sunday, April 25, 2021 at 8e|5p, and televised live on ABC and in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.