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Virtually everyone who is invited to join the Academy does so, and they can vote for the Oscars, as well as take part in many professional forums and events.
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The Jewish Oscar winner and wife of Israeli director Guy Nattiv has had a long career in Hollywood.
Two Israeli films among 49 movies shortlisted for prestigious prize.
By AMY SPIRO
The Academy expelled Polanski for violating a conduct code it had adopted following hundreds of accusations of sexual harassment in the entertainment industry.
Winning feature films from Tel Aviv festival are automatically eligible for Academy Awards.
All the acting Oscars went to the heavy favorites: Frances McDormand, Gary Oldman, Allison Janney and Sam Rockwell.
By HANNAH BROWN
The Shape of Water, a movie about a mute cleaning woman who falls in love with a strange river creature, had gone into the ceremony with a leading 13 nominations, and won a total of four Oscars.
Nothing this year is likely to be as bizarre as last year’s mishap when the presenters mistakenly announced that La La Land and not Moonlight had won, but there could be a few surprises.
While Wonder Woman didn’t receive any nods from the big awards ceremonies this year, the film – and Gadot – received the National Board of Review’s Spotlight award.
Gadot will join other Oscar presenters including Oscar Isaac, Lin-Manuel Miranda,Viola Davis, Jennifer Garner, Greta Gerwig, Tiffany Haddish, Tom Holland and Emma Stone.
It’s a sad fact that there are no longer any classic movie channels available here, even though so many of us love them.
Israel is not represented at the Oscars this year.
By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
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