درام ایرانی 'فروشنده' جایزه اسکار بهترین فیلم خارجی زبان در 89 مراسم اهدای جوایز اسکار در هالیوود، کالیفرنیا در روز یکشنبه در میان طوفانی از محکومیت های دونالد ترامپ، رییس جمهور آمریکا توسط چهره های هالیوود به دست آورد.
TEHRAN – The Iranian drama “The Salesman” won the Oscar for best foreign-language film at the 89th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California on Sunday amid a storm of condemnation of President Donald Trump by Hollywood figures.
Director Asghar Farhadi did not attend the gala in protest over Trump’s travel ban. Iranian-American engineer Anousheh Ansari, who was the first female space tourist, and Firouz Naderi, a former director of NASA’s Solar System Exploration program, represented Farhadi at the Oscar ceremony.
“ My absence is out of respect for the people of my country, and those of the other six nations who have been disrespected by the inhumane law that bans entry of immigrants to the U.S.,” Ansari read out a statement from Farhadi at the podium, the Guardian reported.
Following Trump’s executive order suspending travel from seven Muslim-majority countries, including Iran, Farhadi said that he would not attend the Oscar ceremony although he did not face a ban to enter the U.S.
In a statement published by media worldwide, Farhadi said, “I hereby express my condemnation of the unjust conditions forced upon some of my compatriots and the citizens of the other six countries who are trying to legally enter the United States of America, and hope that the current situation will not give rise to further divisions between nations.”
Prior to Farhadi’s decision not to attend the Oscar ceremony, “The Salesman” star Taraneh Alidoosti said that she would boycott the gala in protest of Trump’s travel ban.