(2014)  Reviewed by  on Feb 19, 2014

The relatively new state of Palestine is rarely mentioned in the same breath as Best Foreign Language Film powerhouses like Italy and France. But if anyone's been able to put the West Bank on the world-cinema map, it's Hany Abu-Assad.

OMAR Director Hany Abu-Assad Interviewed by Ahmed Shihab-Eldin

Originally Aired on February 6, 2014

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Oscars: Palestine, Hany Abu-Assad Earn Second Foreign-Language Nominations

By NANCY TARTAGLIONE, International Editor | Friday December 20, 2013 @ 9:55am PST

The Academy has just released its list of the nine films that made the Foreign Language Oscar shortlist. Here are the titles that advance to the next stage: