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Taraneh Alidoosti stars in the Oscar-nominated film "The Salesman."
She said Friday that "maybe the black actors didn't deserve to be in the final stretch.''
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But he's torn because his film also means a lot to other "disenfranchised people."
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And she doesn't make it personal.
"Just because you didn't get a nomination, that is not the way life works, baby."
"This is a difficult but important conversation, and it's time for big changes."
Innocence of Muslims aspired and failed to be a film, which was then dubbed, cut, and turned into a hybrid trailer-clip of a YouTube video. The poor production value, and the ignorance put into the creation of this project are far from worthy of the protests, bloodshed, or lives lost. Despite this, the Iranian government has decided to take a stand against the Academy Awards, for not taking a stand against a YouTube video and is boycotting the awards. This reasoning is untenable, and thus it merits some analysis.