Nigeria's Oscar race entry Lionheart disqualified by Academy

Posted on AllSides November 5th, 2019
From The Left

The organisers of the Oscars have disqualified Nigeria's first-ever entry for consideration in the International Feature Film category because it has too much dialogue in English, according to reports.

The disqualification of Lionheart - directed by and starring Genevieve Nnaji, one of the biggest stars in the Nigerian film industry widely known as Nollywood - was conveyed in an email to voters for the category, The Wrap reported on Monday.

Read full story

Al Jazeera

AllSides Media Bias Rating: Lean Left
AllSides Media Bias Rating: Lean Left
111629/86548
See full bias rating for Al Jazeera
Learn about media bias
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/11/nigeria-entry-oscar-race-lionheart-disqualified-academy-191105064633710.html

More News about Arts and Entertainment from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right