Jordanian film ″Theeb″ at the Oscars


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)

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