This is the 3rd time (!) in a row that an Israeli Movie (Beaufort, 2008; Waltz with Bashir in 2009) is one of the 5 nominees at the Oscars for Best Foreign Language Film.
This afternoon, it was announced in L.A. that:
AJAMI, directed by Scandar Copti and Yaron Shani was nominated for an Oscar on March 7th, 2010.
Ajami is a neighborhood in Jaffa and all the cast or non-proffesionals and inhabitants of Jaffa.
On March 7th, there will be a big party during the Oscar-ceremony in the Ajami neighborhood (we keep you informed).
Mazzeltov to Scandar, Yaron, the crew and the inhabitants of Jaffa!!!
Find the official list of nominees HERE