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11th Annual AIFF Oscar Gala Celebrates Local Winner

Under the shining Los Angeles lights, at 89-years-old Klamath Falls native James Ivory became the oldest Oscar winner ever winning. He took him the Oscar for best adapted screenplay.

Posted: Sun Mar 04 23:17:27 PST 2018
Updated: Sun Mar 04 23:17:27 PST 2018

Speech to Text for 11th Annual AIFF Oscar Gala Celebrates Local Winner

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this held its biggest fundraiser of the year. newswatch12's sionan barrett shows us the klamath falls native who set a record after winning his first oscar tonight. sionan says, "something a lot of people are taking about tonight is our own klamath falls native james ivory is up for an award tonight at the oscars for best adaptive screenplay." at 89 years old- james ivory became the oldest oscar winner ever winning best adapted screenplay. and he had a room full of a-i- f-f supporters rooting him on at the historic ashland armory. richard herskowitz, executive director says, "james ivory received our lifetime achievement award last year so he's our horse in this race and we are really pulling for him." while hundreds celebrated the years' best movies and films in ashland.. cocca says, "it's kind of a tradition we moved three years ago and we started coming to this three years ago and now it's a tradition we do every year." this 11th annual oscar gala is all about helping local kids. richard herskowitz says, "we bring school groups to the ashland street cinema for certain movies during the festival/ there's a number of these programs that are getting supported by this audience tonight." sionan says, "this fundraiser is the biggest one aiff puts on all year. to find out how to book your tickets for the festival that starts in just about a month .. head to our website" you can find more on the ashland independent film festival on our website, the oscars
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