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Mideast hopes to pull off Oscar win – Saudi’s ‘Miss Camel’ shortlisted for Dubai’s IWC Filmmaker Award

LOS ANGELES, Nov 8, (RTRS): With last year’s winner, Asghar Farhadi’s “The Salesman,” hailing from Iran, Oscar handicappers should be sure to give the Middle Eastern titles close scrutiny this time around. Among the region’s 11 submissions are several films likely to be highly competitive in the foreign-language category. These …

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Art stronger than politics

ART neither knows limits nor restrictions or political redlines. In other words, the new US President, Donald Trump attacked Muslims and issued his first executive order banning the citizens of seven mainly Muslim majority countries from entering the United States of America, among them Iran. Hollywood , which is an …

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Iran picks ‘Salesman’ for Oscar foreign film entry

TEHRAN, Sept 17, (AFP): Iran on Saturday chose Oscarwinning Asghar Farhadi’s “The Salesman” as its entry for Best Foreign Language film at this year’s Academy Awards. “After long deliberations on the five shortlisted films, a strong majority of the board picked The Salesman… to compete on behalf of our country,” …

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