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Theeb readies for the Oscars

The new year began on a positive note for Arab filmmakers with two nominations for the Oscars. Sanad-funded Jordanian film Theeb is in the race for the Best Foreign Language Film while Palestinian film Ave Maria is vying for the Best Live Action Short Film at this year’s Oscars. Theeb, was...

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12 Years a Slave wins the Oscar for Best Picture

12 Years a Slave won the best picture award at the 86th Academy Awards, while Gravity won seven Oscars, including an award for Director Alfonso Cuaron. The film also won the best sound mixing, best sound editing, best visual effects, best cinematography, best film editing and the best original...