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‘A Separation’ becomes first Iranian film to win an Oscar

Iran’s “A Separation,” took the Oscar for best foreign language film, making it the first from the country to win the honor. Director Asghar Farhadi accepted the award, briefly speaking in Farsi and mentioning Iranians’ ability to make significant cultural achievements. Read full article >>
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