A short look at the Live Action Short Oscar category

Another year, another Oscar nomination, this time for Mihal Brezis and Oded Binnun’s Aya, in the Best Live Action Short category.

It’s a sign of the health of the Israeli film industry that many of us now take it for granted that an Israeli movie will be nominated every year. In fact, when Gett: The Trial of Vivian Amsalem, the winner of Israel’s Ophir Award and Israel’s choice for consideration for a Best Foreign Language Film Oscar did not get a nomination, people asked me in all seriousness whether I thought this was anti-Semitism.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/A-short-look-at-the-Live-Action-Short-Oscar-category-391736

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