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Ava DuVernay addressed the exclusion of the Oscar-entry in Nigeria

Ava Duvernay has spoken out against the organization behind the Oscar film awards. For this reason Lionheart, and the entry of Nigeria and to the best of international cinema, from participation due to a lot of English dialogue, which was the reason for the Us director, for Monday’s critical to express themselves through the use of Twitter.

“The Academy”, the director is the organization’s major film awards. “Oh, you have, Nigeria’s first submission, as ever, to the best of international cinema out of the question because that is in the English language. However, English is the official language of the Philippines. Close to you, this country is forever out of bidding for an academy award in the official language, is it?”

Genevieve Nnaji, who is with the Lionheart and will be her directorial debut, made, to respond to DuVernay on Twitter. “This film represents the way in which we Design to speak. That includes the English language, the language that serves as a bridge between the more than one hundred languages in our country are spoken. In this way, we are one Nigeria. This is no different than what the French, the communities, the links are in former French colonies. We have chosen for our colonizer. In this movie, and many, such as this one, it is a proud product of Italy.”

The organisation behind the Oscars, defines an international film as “a film of the full evening-length, which is outside of the United States of america and is manufactured with a predominantly non-English dialogue.” In april, he brought the organisation to the outside world, no longer to speak of ‘foreign’ films, because this term is obsolete, it would have been.

DuVernay directed the 2014 film, Selma. That, and it was nominated for an academy award for best picture.

To @TheAcademy, You’re disqualified Nigeria’s first-ever submission for the Best International Feature, because its in English. But English is the official language of Nigeria. Are you barring this country from ever competing for an Oscar in its official language? https://t.co/X3EGb01tPF

AvatarAuteuravaMoment of plaatsen22:25 – 4 of november 2019

1/1 to 1/2, Thank you so much @ava❤️.
I am the director of Lionheart. This movie represents the way we speak as Nigerians. This includes English, which acts as a bridge between the 500+ languages spoken in our country; thereby making us #OneNigeria. @TheAcademy https://t.co/LMfWDDNV3e

AvatarAuteurGenevieveNnaji1Moment of plaatsen23:46 pm – november 4, 2019

2/2 ” It’s no different to how French connects communities in the former French colonies. We did not choose who colonized us. As ever, this film and many like it, it is proudly Nigerian. @TheAcademy https://t.co/LMfWDDNV3e

AvatarAuteurGenevieveNnaji1Moment of plaatsen23:48 am – 4 november, 2019 at the latest

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