Jordanian film ″Theeb″ at the Oscars

22.02.2016

Jordan will be publicly recognised at the famous Academy Awards ceremony with ″Theeb″. Organised by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the 88th Oscars ceremony will be held on 28 February.

Competing against films from Denmark, Colombia, Hungary and Turkey in the ″Best Foreign Language Film″ category will be a Jordanian film, ″Theeb″, a first feature by Naji Abu Nowar. Having won the Best Director Award at Venice in 2014 (the film’s release date), Naji Abu Nowar now hopes he’ll be taking an Oscar back home with him.    (euronews)

In submitting this comment, the reader accepts the following terms and conditions: Qantara.de reserves the right to edit or delete comments or not to publish them. This applies in particular to defamatory, racist, personal, or irrelevant comments or comments written in dialects or languages other than English. Comments submitted by readers using fantasy names or intentionally false names will not be published. Qantara.de will not provide information on the telephone. Readers' comments can be found by Google and other search engines.