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Saudi Arabia sent a film to the Oscars

Saudi cinema announced its shortlist for the best international film (in a non-English language) at the 2023 Academy Awards.

According to the informants, and according to the Hollywood Reporter, the comedy “The Song of Crows” directed by “Mohammed Al-Salman” will be the official representative of Saudi cinema at the 95th Academy Awards, which encourages his close friend to read about a young man. His name is Nasser. Slow is a love poem for a mysterious woman

The film, which was filmed in Riyadh, starring “Assem Al-Wad”, “Ibrahim Khairallah” and “Katrina Tkachenko” and produced by “Ahmed Musa”.

Saudi cinema entered the Oscar competition for the first time in 2013 with the film “Wadjda” directed by Haifa Al-Mansour, and participated in these awards 5 times, but was not nominated or reached the finals.

“The Raven Song” is the sixth actor in the history of Saudi cinema at the Oscars.

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences publishes the list of films eligible to compete in this section after films have been reviewed according to the rules of the International Academy Award for Best Picture section.

The record for the largest number of foreign countries participating in the Oscar dates back to 2020, when 93 countries will compete, and it remains to be seen how many countries will compete for the Oscar for Best International Film at Oscar 2023 and what will it be? The fate of this record. . broken or not

The preliminary list of nominees for this category, including 15 films, will be announced on December 21, 2022 (30 bricks), and the five finalists will be announced on January 24, 2023 (Bahman 4).

The 95th Academy Awards will be held on March 12, 2023 (March 21) at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood.

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