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Edinburgh Napier graduate nominated for an Oscar

14 Jan 2016

A live-action short film by Edinburgh Napier University Screen Academy Scotland graduate Basil Khalil is up for an Oscar.

The 14-minute film Ave Maria tells the story of the Nuns of the 'Sisters of Mercy' Convent, in the middle of West Bank, who have their daily routine disrupted when a family of Jewish settlers come knocking at their door for help after crashing into the convent's wall.

View the trailer for Ave Maria here and read the full article here.