In a video interview with Indiewire, three of this years' greatest stars, along with the director/writer of an acclaimed documentary, discuss their feelings about awards buzz. 

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Bruce Dern ("Nebraska"), Brie Larson ("Short Term 12"), Michael B. Jordan ("Fruitvale Station") and Gabriela Cowperthwaite ("Blackfish") all who have been awards contenders this year, modestly express their gratefulness at the notoriety they have received for their work. 

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Over the last two months, we've featured many of the awards season's best actors and directors, as selected by Indiewire editors, and honored them with original photography by Daniel Bergeron and video shot by our partners at Movies on Demand. Check out all of them here.