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London Open-Air Screening In Solidarity With Anti-Trump Director Farhadi

London (AFP) – Thousands of film buffs were expected to gather in London’s Trafalgar Square Sunday for a screening of “The Salesman” by Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, who is boycotting the Oscars over US President Donald Trump’s policies. Just hours

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‘SNL’ Lampoons Hollywood for All White Oscars Nominees

This week on NBC, “Saturday Night Live” did a knock-off of the Oscars called the “Screen Guild Awards.” The faux-awards show was an obvious shot at the Oscars for lacking in black nominees this year. All of the nominees for best actor were

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Oscar Nominee William H. Macy Praises White Oscars Boycott

Veteran actor William H. Macy–who was nominated for an Oscar in 1997–was not invited to this year’s Academy Awards, but said that he fully supports a boycott of the awards show over the racial diversity controversy.

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Black Lawmaker Calls for Oscar Boycott

The lack of black Academy Award nominees has now captured the attention of Congress; Rep. Danny Davis has become the first lawmaker to throw his support behind those boycotting this year’s ceremony.