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~Waltz With Bashir Up For The Oscar by ozniablog
January 24, 2009, 10:41 pm
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The highly acclaimed Israeli animated feature “Waltz With Bashir” has been nominated for an Oscar in the Best Foreign Film category.  To help do education about the movie’s difficult subject matter (the 1982 war in Lebanon and Sabre and Shitla), the Jewish Agency in partnership is Makom has put out a great movie guide that can be found here

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~Israeli Oscar Nomination by ozniablog
September 25, 2008, 5:44 pm
Filed under: arts/culture, movies/television | Tags: , , , ,

The strikingly beautiful and tragic Israeli animated film “Waltz With Bashir” has been selected as the Israeli film to compete in the Foreign Film category at the Oscars. Set in the present, the film composed of a series of flash backs to Avi Folman’s the director, experiences during the First Lebanon War in 1982.