Belafonte urges Hollywood to be a 'game-changer'

November 9, 2014 9:25 AM

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Belafonte, 87, made the appeal as he received the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, one of four film titans to be receive honorary Academy Awards.

"I really wish I could be around for the rest of the century to see what Hollywood does with the rest of the century," said Belafonte from the podium. "Maybe, just maybe, it could be civilization's game-changer."

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