Posts Tagged ‘Oscar’

Syrian White Helmets win best documentary Oscar

  • 27 February 2017 - 18:16
Syrian White Helmets win best documentary Oscar

Los Angeles Times - Netflix’s “The White Helmets,” about a group of first responders in Syria, is a film pulsing with meaning, said director Orlando von Einsiedel backstage after snagging the Oscar for best documentary short. “Right from the start this was about shining a very bright...

Syria’s White Helmets obtain US visas to attend the Oscars

  • 19 February 2017 - 13:45
Syria’s White Helmets obtain US visas to attend the Oscars

Al-Jazeera - Rescue workers from Syria's White Helmets - the subjects of an Oscar-nominated documentary - have received US visas to attend next week's Academy Awards ceremony. Raed Saleh, leader of the group, and cinematographer Khaled Khatib have been given visas for the February 26 ceremony in...