Category: Doueiri

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The Oscar-nominated ‘Lovely Arab’ Ziad Doueiri

On January 23, French-Lebanese film director Ziad Doueiri’s latest film “The Insult” became the first Lebanese film to be nominated for an Oscar. The motion picture, which received a nomination in the foreign language film category, caused controversy in Lebanon and was boycotted in cities across Palestine and other Arab states. “The Insult” tells the story of a right-wing Lebanese…