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London open-air screening backs Oscar boycott director Farhadi

LONDON: Thousands of film buffs were expected to gather in London’s Trafalgar Square Sunday for a screening of “The Salesman” by Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, who is boycotting the Oscars over US President Donald Trump’s policies. Just hours before the Oscar ceremony in Los Angeles, where the film is in ...

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Oscars 2017

Anousheh Ansari reads a statement on behalf of “The Salesman” director Asghar Farhadi, who won for foreign language film. To her right are former NASA scientist Firouz Naderi with Shirley MacLaine and Charlize Theron.

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Iranian Actress to Boycott Oscars Over Trump’s Immigration Stance

TEHRAN: Iranian actress Taraneh Alidoosti, the star of best foreign language film nominee “The Salesman,” has announced that she will be boycotting the Oscars over President Trump’s expected restrictions on immigration to the United States. “Trump’s visa ban for Iranians is racist,” Alidoosti tweeted earlier today. “Whether this will include ...

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