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Oscar Nominated Iranian Filmmaker Barred From Ceremony; Academy Responds

Oscar Nominated Iranian Filmmaker Barred From Ceremony; Academy Responds

Asghar Farhadi, the Academy Award winning Director of ‘A Separation’, currently nominated in the best foreign language film category for ‘The Salesman,’ has been barred from entering the US from Iran due to the newly implemented Immigration restrictions. On 29 January, the Academy released the following statement in solidarity with Asghar: The Academy celebrates achievement

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Chelsea Handler To Lead Anti Trump Rally At Sundance 2017

Saturday, January 21 will see the Women’s March on Main as Sundance joins in the national day against discrimination. In demonstrating universal respect for social justice and human rights issues ranging from race, ethnicity, gender, religion, immigration and health care, the independent film community will do their part and stand in solidarity with those apprehansive about

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