Oscars 2021 : Nepal Must Select Between AAMA and SARITA for Int’l Feature Category


Nepal will have to pick the movie between ‘Aama’ and ‘Sarita’ for the 2021 Oscars in the International Feature category. According to Nepali selection committee for the The Academy, Vancouver festival premiere ‘tell me who i’m sarita 11‘ will get hard competition by theatrical release ‘Aama‘.

Due to Corona-virus pandemic, the Academy has amended in the process of film registration. That’s why Sergio Basso directorial Human Rights and refugee drama get chance to be registered. In Nepal, the movie got censor clearance and moved accordingly.

Meanwhile, Aama was box Office super-hit before the Corona lockdown. Critics have praised this Surakshya Panta starrer saying with fabulous story telling and human values. After Dashain Holiday, the committee will have to send the movie to Oscars.

Originally scheduled for Feb. 28, 2021, the ceremony for the 93rd Academy Awards has been pushed back due to the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic and will be held on April 25, 2021.


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