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‘Footnote’ could make this Israel’s year to win [VIDEO]

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/oscars/article/will_footnote_make_this_israels_year_to_win_20120216

For Israelis, winning the country’s first Oscar would be akin to scoring its first Olympic gold medal, which happened at the 2004 Games in Athens. “If ‘Footnote’ gets the Academy Award for best foreign language film, the reaction would be tremendous,” Katriel Schory said recently, on the phone from Tel Aviv. “We need any piece of good news, and it would cheer everybody up.”

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