Our Biggest Oscar Snubs

With the exception of Biutiful’s two nominations—one for Best Leading Actor (Javier Bardem) and another for Best Foreign Language Film—Latinos were ignored by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences in 2011. And we’re not just talking about the actors—of the 10 films nominated for Best Picture this year, not one was produced by a Latino, and clearly, our position behind the camera is as important (if not more so) as it is in front of the camera. Unfortunately, this isn’t the first time Oscar has overlooked our talents. Here’s a look at some of the biggest Oscar snubs in history, as they relate to Latinos in Hollywood. 

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