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Oscars goof-up: La La Land announced Best Picture instead of Moonlight
27.02.17 - Emily Yahr and Elahe Izadi*

In what is most certainly the most shocking moment in Oscars history, Faye Dunaway announced the wrong winner for best picture at the end of the night, awarding the trophy to La La Land when it actually was supposed to go to Moonlight.

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Dev Patel nominated for Oscars; becomes 3rd Indian origin actor to achieve this feat
24.01.17 - TEAM PT

Indian-origin British actor Dev Patel has received an Oscar nomination for his acting in 'Lion', which is set in India and Australia. He will be vying for the Best Actor in a Supporting Role at the 89th Academy Awards, to be held on February 26.

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This Oscar-Winning Movie Is Getting Pakistan to Reconsider Laws About ‘Honor Killings”
15.03.16 - Shashank Bengali*

A Pakistani filmmaker’s second Oscar victory prompted celebration in her home country and renewed the spotlight on so-called honor killings, which claim thousands of women’s lives every year in the South Asian nation.

Honor killings are deeply embedded in South Asian culture, where arranged marriages are ...




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