Whenever the Oscars do the right thing, it is worth noting.   @EllieFaras yet again brings his “matter-of-fact” perspective to bear as he reflects upon this fabulous film-A pleasure to share this during my weekly notations here in my “WordPress Corner”.  I hope to catch it when it hits Southern California–or when it is available on Amazon Prime:

Ziad Doueiry’s latest movie, “The Insult,” was just announced as one of the five nominees in the Best Foreign Film category for the 2018 Oscars. This marks the first time ever that a Lebanese movie has scored such a nomination – the closest we’d gotten before was when Nadine Labaki’s “Where Do We Go Now” won […]

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