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Mexican filmmakers Robert Amran and Manuel Arango made history at the 44th Academy Awards. The pair picked up the Oscar for Best Documentary Short and the prize for Best Live Action Short. Centinelas del silencio (Sentinels of Silence), which provides an 18-minute helicopter-based aerial visit across the archeological ruins in Mexico, the first and only short film to win two Academy Awards (narrated by Ricardo Montalban, seen above).
Best Documentary Short, Centinelas del silencio, 44th Academy Awards, Won
Best Live Action Short, Centinelas del silencio, 44th Academy Awards, Won