Does Language Maketh the Film?
Nadira Ilana, Independent Filmmaker
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Nigerian movie “Lionheart” was recently disqualified from the Best International Feature Film Oscar for being predominantly in English. But how big a part should language play in defining the identity of a film?
Produced by: Sharmilla Ganesan
Presented by: Juliet Jacobs, Sharmilla Ganesan, Sumitra Selvaraj
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