/// Egypt Pics “Winter” as its Oscar Contender

September 29, 2013  |  Variety

Egypt has selected Ibrahim El Batout’s eye-opening drama “Winter of Discontent,” about the events that led up to the Tahrir Square uprising, as it’s candidate for the foreign-language Academy Award race. The significant choice comes with the country in protracted turmoil amid the crackdown on Islamists that has followed the ouster by the military of… Read more



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