Alex Fegan’s heart-warming Irish documentary Older Than Ireland has been deemed eligible for Best Documentary Feature at the 89th Academy Awards.
Element Pictures' The Favourite wins one award, Best Actress for Olivia Colman as Green Book wins Best Picture and Roma wins Best Director.
The Irish Film Industry converted their record 9 nominations into 2 wins as Dublin born writer/director Benjamin Cleary won Best Live Action Short Film for his short Stutterer, and Brie Larson won Best Actress for Lenny Abrahamson's Irish Film Board backed Room.
The Favourite becomes most nominated Irish Oscar film ever with 10 nominations as Late Afternoon and Detainment also compete in Best Short Films.
170 features up for Documentary Feature at 90th Academy Awards®, including 5 Irish: Elian, The Farthest, No Stone Unturned, Rocky Ros Muc, and School Life.