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South Korea’s Parasite earns six Oscar nominations, including best picture

South Korea’s Parasite earns six Oscar nominations, including best picture

Seoul: Bong Joon-ho’s sensation “Parasite” earned six nominations, including best picture, for the upcoming Academy Awards, becoming the first South Korean movie to compete at the world’s biggest film event. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences unveiled its final list of nominations for the 2020 Oscars Awards, to be held on Feb.ruary 9. […]

Jackie Chan: ‘The days when no one listened to Chinese people have gone’

Jackie Chan: ‘The days when no one listened to Chinese people have gone’

On Nov. 12, Jackie Chan received an honorary Oscar from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Los Angeles, becoming the first Chinese actor to win the award. The 62-year-old movie star shared his story in an interview with People’s Daily. When he was 22, Jackie Chan went to Hollywood with the hope […]

Another Pakistani documentary by Sharmeen Obaid nominated for Oscar

Another Pakistani documentary by Sharmeen Obaid nominated for Oscar

Pakistani filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy ’s documentary on honor killing, “A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness”, has been nominated in the ‘Best Documentary – Short’ subject category for the 88th Academy Awards. Chinoy previously won Pakistan’s first Academy Award for her documentary ‘Saving Face’ at the 84th Annual Academy Awards in 2012. She […]

Pakistan’s 1st Oscar

Pakistan’s 1st Oscar

Oscar winner Pakistani film maker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy leaves after a press conference in southern Pakistani port city of Karachi on March 10, 2012. Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy won Pakistan’s first ever Oscar in the short documentary category with her film “Saving Face” about survivors of acid attacks and British Pakistani plastic surgeon Mohammad Jawad, who returned to […]

An Iranian Film Grasps ‘1st Oscar’

An Iranian Film Grasps ‘1st Oscar’

A man looks at a poster of Iranian director Asghar Farhadi placed in the window of a bookstore in central Tehran, Iran, Feb. 27, 2012, to congratulate the country’s first Oscar win by “A Separation”. “A Separation”, directed by Asghar Farhadi, won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film at the 84th Academy Awards ceremony […]

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