Soros Justice Fellows, filmmakers, Thomas Lennon and Nick August-Perna nominated for an Academy Award
January 23, 2018

“Knife Skills,” the film detailing the sweat and emotion that went in to creating Edwins Leadership & Restaurant in Shaker Square, has been named an Academy Award finalist in the best documentary short subject category.Tuesday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the 40-minute doc is one of five finalists for an Oscar. The 90th Academy Awards are Sunday, March 4.

Edwins, founded by Brandon Chrostowski, gives former inmates a second chance in life. The movie details Chrostowski’s efforts to get everything ready and everyone in place before the doors opened in 2013. The restaurant features fine dining with traditional French cuisine.”

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