In 2002, a team of journalists working for the Boston Globe published an exposé that shed light on a massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the Catholic Church. Their revelatory piece gripped the public and underscored the importance of investigative journalism. Spotlight brings the story to the screen. It was embraced as part of the TIFF program in 2015 and then emerged as the Best Picture victor at the 2016 Oscars. In addition to its Best Picture win, it also nabbed the Best Original Screenplay award and earned nominations in four other categories (including Best Supporting Actress for Rachel McAdams).