Iranian Film 'The Salesman' Nominated For Oscar Amid Travel Ban

This image released by Cohen Media Group/Amazon Studios shows Taraneh Alidoosti in a scene from, "The Salesman."
Actress Taraneh Alidoosti in a scene from, "The Salesman." Habib Majidi/Cohen Media Group/Amazon Studios via AP
This image released by Cohen Media Group/Amazon Studios shows Taraneh Alidoosti in a scene from, "The Salesman."
Actress Taraneh Alidoosti in a scene from, "The Salesman." Habib Majidi/Cohen Media Group/Amazon Studios via AP

Iranian Film 'The Salesman' Nominated For Oscar Amid Travel Ban

President Trump’s visa travel ban has caused disruption in various industries, including Hollywood.

Iranian director Asghar Farhadi’s film, The Salesman, is nominated for the Best Foreign-Language Academy Award. Farhadi said even if granted an exemption, he would not attend the Oscars.  

WBEZ Film Contributor, Milos Stehlik of Facets Multimedia, will talk about The Salesman and the Gene Siskel Film Center’s 2017 “Festival of Films From Iran”.