US denied visa of Syrian director Feras Fayyad before Oscars
One of the Oscar-shortlisted nominees, Syrian filmmaker Feras Fayyad, has supposedly been denied entry into the United States.
Fayyad is disapponited not be able to attend the 92nd edition of the Academy Awards are set to take place at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles due to the visa issue.
Fayyad, whose recent film “The Cave” was shortlisted in the Documentary Feature category.
He claims that he was barred from entering the US due to visa issues in a lengthy text uploaded to his official Facebook page.