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Time for revival! Pakistan makes it into the Oscars too

Pakistan’s struggling film industry has put forward a film for the Oscars for the first time in half ... “The Pakistani Academy Selection Committee has selected ‘ Zinda Bhaag ’ as the first Pakistani film in over fifty years to be submitted for Oscar consideration in the ‘Foreign Language Film Award’ category ...

17/09/2013 - 07:58 - comment 0

Bring on the Emmys! Dima Baya’ah on the judging committee of prestigious US ceremony

committee of the Emmys; a great honor and achievement for the Arab entertainment industry. The ceremony ... that this is the second year in a row in which she's been selected as judge, which is as important as the Oscars ...

22/06/2014 - 11:13 - comment 0

Palestinian movie nominated for an Oscar, Saudi movie left out of awards race

foreign language Oscar on Friday. Oscars organizers shortlisted the Palestinian ... first-ever candidate and Pakistan’s first entry in five decades, while an Oscar-winning Iranian director also ... the frontrunners. But Iranian entry “The Past”, directed by Asghar Farhadi, who won the best foreign film Oscar ...

22/12/2013 - 08:06 - comment 0

A Night at the Oscars is back at the Abu Dhabi Ice Rink

Team Committee are proud to announce their 4th annual figure skating event: A Night at the Oscars t Zayed Sports City and the Abu Dhabi Figure Skating Team Committee are proud to announce their 4th annual figure skating event: A Night at the Oscars to be held on the 30th April at 4:30pm in the Abu Dhabi Ice ...

16/05/2010 - 16:07 - comment 0

“Sarkhat Untha” receives Human Rights Oscar

in Cairo. The judging committee, which includes 20 critics and artists, were present at the celebration. There were over 50 series judged by the committee.  The series also received the award for best writer, ...

01/08/2010 - 19:03 - comment 0

‘Land of Fear’ Director Blames Producer for Depriving his Film of Oscar Contest

was behind depriving his film Ard al Khawf (Land of Fear) of competing in the American Oscar prizes contest.  “The company neglected the nomination of my film by the Oscar committee and did not meet the basic ... of competing in the American Oscar prizes conte Egyptian director Daoud Abdel Sayyed ...

01/08/2010 - 19:52 - comment 0

Egyptian ''Girls' Secret'' in Athens before Oscar's competition

Secret) to be made and sent to the Oscar committee in Hollywood on time.    The London-based ... on the copy to be sent to the Oscar committee on time, to avoid repeating the scenario that happened ... was deprived from the competition in the Oscar awards contest last year, because of the backwardness ...

01/08/2010 - 19:46 - comment 0

Oscar for Best Arab Female Singer goes to Nancy Ajram

Female singer at the Music Video Oscar Awards in Sharm El Sheikh- Egypt Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram was awarded Best Arab Female singer at the Music Video Oscar Awards in Sharm El ... among the judging committee because of a sudden change in the results causing a number of judges ...

01/08/2010 - 19:40 - comment 0

51 Countries Join Race for Foreign Film Oscars

year's Oscar for best foreign film. A record 51 countries have joined the race for next year's Oscar for best foreign film, the Academy for Motion Picture Arts and Sciences ... Lies Beneath and Galaxy Quest will head the Foreign Language Film Award Committee which will begin ...

01/08/2010 - 19:53 - comment 0

Panorama on Palestinian Intifada at Video Clip Oscar Fest

As part of the third International Video Clip Oscar ... will be featured. As part of the third International Video Clip Oscar Festival which ... The festival’ higher committee headed by the renowned actor Mahmoud Yasin decided to honor seven symbols ...

01/08/2010 - 19:49 - comment 0