Somali Refugee Child Stars Of Oscar-Nominated 'Asad' Granted Visas, Will Attend Oscars

From Shadow and Act Fri Feb 22 2013, 11:19:37

On the heels of this week's announcement that Rachel Mwanza, star of Oscar-nominated for Best Foreign Language Film, War Witch (Rebelle), was granted a visa to come to the USA and attend the Oscars event, comes this piece of news for another Oscar-nominated film centered around a story about black Africans... by the way, the film, Asad is currently available on iTunes if you'd like to see it: 22 February 2013: After narrowly winning a race against time to get extended refugee status, passports and visas, brothers Harun and Ali Mohammed are flying from Cape Town to Hollywood today for Sunday's Academy Awards, where their film Asad will compete in the Best Short Film...

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