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Drama 'The Insult' Throws Light on Divided Lebanon, Gets Oscar Nomination

Ziad Doueiri's film The Insult is one of this year's Oscar nominees in the Foreign Film category. The film, largely a courtroom drama, tackles the cultural, religious and political rifts that have existed in Lebanon since 1948. Doueiri told VOA about the film's hard-hitting elements and its message of reconciliation between Muslims and Christians. Ziad Doueiri is very passionate about his work. His story about the verbal dispute between two men from two different ethnic and...

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