Oscar Nominations Offer Up Diversity

“La La Land,” a musical with dramatic overtones, is the runaway leader with 14 Oscar nominations as the Motion Picture Academy announced its award nominees Tuesday. “Moonlight,” which chronicles the life of a black man who struggles to discover his identity growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami, and the science-fiction drama “Arrival” snared eight nominations each. VOA’s Penelope Poulou has more on this year’s Oscars competition.