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Cambodian film wins first Oscar nomination

Tale of filmmaker's past under Khmer Rouge is first work from country to be nominated for an Academy Award.

Last updated: 27 Feb 2014 17:05
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A Cambodian film has become the first from the country to be nominated for an Academy Award.

It tells the tale of the filmmaker's past under the Khmer Rouge, but without any actors or script.

Al Jazeera's Marga Ortigas reports from Phnom Penh.

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