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Nigerian film Lionheart disqualified from the Oscars

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According to TheWrap, the film was dropped from the Best International Feature Film category because it’s mostly in English, which violates an Academy rule stating that entries in the category must have “a predominantly non-English dialogue track.”

Don’t forget English is the official language of Nigeria. It’s like if the Portugal Film Academy disqualifying a Brazilian film.

Ava Duvernay came to the defense of the film Lionhearted via Twitter.

https://twitter.com/ava/status/1191481642734387200?s=21

Genevieve Nnaji thank Ava for the support and also questions the Academy decision.


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