The Carpetbagger: Oscar Plans Are Back On for Syrian Subjects of Nominated Films

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17 February 2017 19:49:54 WN.com - World News

The Syrians had been barred by President Trump’s travel ban but now are scrambling to get flights for the ceremony before a second possible ban. ...... Full article on The Carpetbagger: Oscar Plans Are Back On for Syrian Subjects of Nominated Films

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Syrian who worked on nominated film can't attend Oscars

7.2262053 25 February 2017 15:46:05 The Daily Star >> News >> Middle East

U.S. immigration authorities are barring entry to a 21-year-old Syrian cinematographer who worked on a harrowing film about his nation's civil war, "The White Helmets," that has been nominated for an Academy Award.

Vice All News Time25 February 2017 15:46:05


Barred from US: Syrian who worked on nominated film ‘The White Helmets’ can't attend Oscars

1.3983331 25 February 2017 11:46:11 South China Morning Post - News feed

US immigration authorities are barring entry to a 21-year-old Syrian cinematographer who worked on a harrowing film about his nation’s civil war, The White Helmets, that has been nominated for an Academy Award. According to internal Trump administration correspondence, the Department of Homeland Security has decided at the last minute to block Khaled Khateeb from travelling to Los Angeles for the Oscars. Khateeb was scheduled to arrive on Saturday in Los Angeles on a Turkish Airlines...

Vice All News Time25 February 2017 11:46:11


Syrian Who Worked on Nominated Film Can't Attend Oscars

1.3983331 25 February 2017 05:01:45 WN.com - World News

U.S. immigration authorities have decided to bar entry to a 21-year-old Syrian cinematographer who worked on a film about his nation's civil war, "The White Helmets," that has been nominated for an Academy Award. ......

Vice All News Time25 February 2017 05:01:45


The Carpetbagger: Oscar Plans Are Back On for Syrian Subjects of Nominated Films

1.3731068 17 February 2017 19:47:10 NYT > Middle East

The Syrians had been barred by President Trump’s travel ban but now are scrambling to get flights for the ceremony before a second possible ban.

Vice null Time17 February 2017 19:47:10


Donald Trump travel ban: Syrian woman in Oscar-nominated film is barred from US ahead of ...

1.3731068 28 January 2017 22:55:19 WN.com - World News

A Syrian widow who is the subject of an Oscar-nominated film has been barred from travelling to the US ahead of the awards...

Vice All News Time28 January 2017 22:55:19


Best foreign film Oscar nominations announced

1.2955967 14 January 2016 16:16:48 WN.com - America News

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Oscars 2015: The Carpetbagger’s Predictions

1.1186664 20 February 2015 01:39:24 WN.com - World News

Cara Buckley makes educated Oscar guesses....

Vice All News Time20 February 2015 01:39:24


Oscar-nominated corruption film 'Leviathan' opens in Russia

1.1186664 05 February 2015 18:16:13 WN.com - World News

MOSCOW (AP) - It's been lauded by critics yet trashed by Russian politicians, its actors praised for their performances but harassed by local officials. On Thursday, director Andrei Zvyagintsev's Oscar-nominated film "Leviathan," a harrowing portrayal of small-town corruption, faces its toughest test yet as it plays in about 450 theaters across Moscow and other Russian cities. The drama - the most hotly debated film in Russia in decades - has already snagged some of the industry's top awards. It won the best screenplay award at Cannes, got a Golden Globe for the best foreign language film and has been nominated for an Academy Award this year in the same category. Russian politicians and...

Vice All News Time05 February 2015 18:16:13


Oscar-nominated corruption film 'Leviathan' opens in Russia

1.1186664 05 February 2015 17:45:41 WN.com - World News

MOSCOW (AP) — It&s been lauded by critics yet trashed by Russian politicians, its actors praised for their performances but harassed by local officials. On Thursday, director Andrei Zvyagintsev&s Oscar-nominated film "Leviathan," a harrowing portrayal of small-town corruption, faces its toughest test yet as it plays in about 450 theaters across Moscow and other Russian cities. The drama — the most hotly debated film in Russia in decades — has already snagged some of the...

Vice All News Time05 February 2015 17:45:41


Russian Oscar-nominated film raises hackles at home

1.0298302 20 January 2015 02:39:21 WN.com - Europe News

It’s a long time since a Russian film won an Oscar but Andrey Zvyagintsev’s Leviathan could be about to change that. Yet even as this dark, hard-hitting satire of life in Vladimir Putin’s Russia was nominated for an Academy Award last week, Leviathan was being denounced in the motherland as being over the top and unpatriotic. Partly inspired by the biblical Book of Job, Leviathan tells the story of a righteous man forsaken by friends, family and the monstrous workings of the Russian system. Everything is rotten beneath the surface in the bleak, coastal town in northwest...

Vice All News Time20 January 2015 02:39:21