Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Video: Page (1) of 1 - 01/16/14 Email this story to a friend. email article Print this page (Article printing at page facebook
Academy Drops 'territories' In Palestine Reference

By DMO Affiliate
In the Oscar nominations on Thursday, foreign language nominee "Omar" was described as being from "Palestine," a reference the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has carefully avoided in the past. "Omar," a drama set amid the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, was directed by Hany Abu-Assad, whose thriller "Paradise Now" was also nominated in the foreign language category in 2005. After hearing the news of his latest nomination, Abu-Assad said Thursday that having the academy refer to his entry as being from Palestine was a step in the right direction.
Academy Drops 'territories' In Palestine Reference

Page: 1


Our Privacy Policy --- About The U.S. Daily News - Contact Us - Advertise With Us - Privacy Guidelines