“The Insult” lost the Best Foreign Language Film award to “A Fantastic Woman”

“The Insult” by Ziad Doueiri did not win the Best Foreign Language Film award in the 90th Academy Awards. Although it is disappointing, the fact that a Lebanese film got nominated for an Oscar is an achievement for the Lebanese movie industry.

The Chilean film, “A Fantastic Woman, won the award. The movie is about Marina, who is a transgender singer, that faces discrimination by her boyfriend’s family after he passed away. Check out the list of the winners

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