Oscars Delayed – level 2

19-06-2020 15:00

On Monday, the Oscar Academy and ABC Television Network announced that they would delay the 2021 Oscars.

The Oscars usually take place in February; however, the 93rd ceremony will take place eight weeks later. The new date is the 25th April 2021, and there are different rules, too. The Oscar Academy changed the deadline for movies, and the movies do not need not screen in 2020. It is possible to screen movies until the end of February 2021 to qualify for an Oscar.

The reason for the change is the coronavirus which had a big effect on the film industry. Productions stopped, theaters closed, and some film festivals did not take place.

Difficult words: screen (to show a movie or a video), qualify (to follow some rules to be able to do something), production (when people make a play, a TV show, or a movie).

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