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Oscar winner: “This is completely an Israeli win”

Israeli Director Guy Nattiv and producer wife Jaime Ray Newman win the Academy Award for Live Action Short Film with ‘Skin,’ a film on teaching kids about racism.

By Arutz Sheva Staff


Director Guy Nattiv, who has won an Oscar last night for best live action short film, ‘Skin’. In an interview with Army Radio on Monday he said, “This is completely an Israeli win”.

“All the brains behind ‘Skin’ are Israelis, and my entire work stems from where I grew up,” Nattiv explained.

Israeli Director Guy Nattiv (center), here with his wife, Producer Jamie Ray Newman, won the Oscar last night for best Live Action Short Film, ‘Skin’.

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Warner Bros investing to make Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman an Oscar nomination


According to the Variety trade magazine, Warner Bros executives are seeking a historical first: To have Gal Gadot’s comic-book movie Wonder Woman and its director Patty Jenkins, nominated for Oscars.



Big bucks are being spent to push Patty Jenkins’ and Israeli star Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman for an Oscar nomination, according to Variety.

According to Variety, executives have been raising funds for the campaign to make Wonder Woman the first comic book film to gain a nomination for best picture and a campaign for Patty Jenkins to be nominated as best director. The money is being spent on advertisement and small documentaries to remind voters of the hard work in the film. Continue Reading »

BDS leader accuses Israel of ‘bribing’ Hollywood stars with Oscar ‘swag bag’




Pro-Palestinian supporters who advocate a boycott of Israel urged Hollywood A-listers nominated for Oscars to reject an all-expenses paid trip to the Holy Land funded by the Israeli government.

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Oscar win for Documentary on oldest Holocaust survivor- 7 days after her death

The film’s director Malcolm Clarke, mentioned how he was most impressed by Herz-Sommer’s “extraordinary capacity for joy” and “amazing capacity for forgiveness.”



The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life won best documentary short. It’s subject, Holocaust survivor Alice Herz-Sommer, died last week at age 110.

Alice Herz Sommer - The Lady In Number 6

Holocaust survivor Alice Herz-Sommer (ז”ל), died last week at age 110.

Herz-Sommer, the world’s oldest Holocaust survivor, who died in London on Feb. 23 at the age of 110, was the subject of The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life, which won the Academy Award for documentary short Sunday night. Continue Reading »