Monticello Native Lucy Alibar’s Film Earns Multiple Academy Award Nominations
Lucy Alibar, who was raised in Monticello, has been nominated, along with co-writer Benh Zeitlin, for Best Adapted Screenplay for “Beasts of the Southern Wild“. A project based on her one-act play “Juicy and Delicious”. The film was also nominated for Best Director (Benh Zeitlin), Best Picture and Best Actress (Quvenzhane Wallis), who at 9 years of age is the youngest nominee in history. The Academy Awards will air Feb. 24 on ABC at 7pm.