Julia Reichert and Jeff Reichert pose with the Oscar for best documentary feature for American Factory at the Governors Ball following the Academy Awards in Los Angeles. The film is about a Chinese company taking over a former US car plant and how two workplace cultures mesh together. Photo: Reuters Julia Reichert and Jeff Reichert pose with the Oscar for best documentary feature for American Factory at the Governors Ball following the Academy Awards in Los Angeles. The film is about a Chinese company taking over a former US car plant and how two workplace cultures mesh together. Photo: Reuters
Julia Reichert and Jeff Reichert pose with the Oscar for best documentary feature for American Factory at the Governors Ball following the Academy Awards in Los Angeles. The film is about a Chinese company taking over a former US car plant and how two workplace cultures mesh together. Photo: Reuters

American Factory’s Oscar win for best documentary bittersweet, with co-producer and chairman of factory it features stuck in China

  • Coronavirus travel ban prevents some of those responsible for success of American Factory attending the Academy Awards ceremony
  • Filmmakers pay tribute backstage to Barack and Michelle Obama, whose production company backed the film about a Chinese company taking over a US factory

Topic |   Academy Awards
Julia Reichert and Jeff Reichert pose with the Oscar for best documentary feature for American Factory at the Governors Ball following the Academy Awards in Los Angeles. The film is about a Chinese company taking over a former US car plant and how two workplace cultures mesh together. Photo: Reuters Julia Reichert and Jeff Reichert pose with the Oscar for best documentary feature for American Factory at the Governors Ball following the Academy Awards in Los Angeles. The film is about a Chinese company taking over a former US car plant and how two workplace cultures mesh together. Photo: Reuters
Julia Reichert and Jeff Reichert pose with the Oscar for best documentary feature for American Factory at the Governors Ball following the Academy Awards in Los Angeles. The film is about a Chinese company taking over a former US car plant and how two workplace cultures mesh together. Photo: Reuters
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