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Lebanon Bags Its First Oscar Nomination

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Arab filmmakers have been sending out a number of submissions for Oscars every year, but not all of them have made the cut.
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In one such, Lebanese director Ziad Doueiris latest film The Insult bagged a nomination for Oscars at the 90th Academy Award in the Best Foreign Language Film category. Starring Adel Karam, Kamel El Basha and Rita Hayek in lead roles, the film is Zoueiris second submission to the Oscars, but the first to be nominated.
Also the first Lebanese film to be nominated for the Oscar, Doueiris The Insult shares nominations with four other films from Chile, Russia, Hungary and Sweden. At the 74th Venice International Film Festival Kamel El Basha took home the Coppa Volpi for best actor.

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