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2017 BAFTA New York Scholar Kevin Wilson, Jr. Nominated for an Academy Award

31 January 2018
Kevin Wilson, Jr.

2017 BAFTA New York Scholar Kevin Wilson, Jr. Nominated for an Academy Award

Nominations for the 90th Academy Awards were announced on Tuesday, January 23, 2018. 

BAFTA New York scholar, Kevin Wilson Jr., has been nominated in the Short Film (Live Action) category for his film "My Nephew Emmett".

About "My Nephew Emmett":
In 1955, two white men invade the home of Mose Wright, an African-American preacher in Mississippi, to abduct his 14-year-old nephew, Emmett Till, who is visiting from Chicago. Emmett has been accused of whistling at a white woman, and Mose knows that his fate will be sealed if the men succeed in taking him.