oscars_31_Alberto Isaac

Mexican filmmaker Alberto Isaac managed to cash in on the excitement surrounding the 1968 Summer Olympic Games in Mexico City – the first to be staged in Latin America, the first to be held in a Spanish-speaking country and the first to be staged in a developing country – to turn the Games’ official film into an international hit. In the process, Isaac earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Documentary Feature.

Best Documentary Feature, Olimpiada en México, 42nd Academy Awards, Nominated

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Seccion de Cinematografia del Comite Organizador de los Juegos de la XIX Olimpiada
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