Best Documentary Short Oscar goes to Israel-set film

A still from Strangers No More

A still from Strangers No More

The makers of a documentary short set in Tel Aviv were celebrating after winning an Oscar at the awards ceremony in Los Angeles.

Best Documentary Short winner Strangers No More, a look at Israel’s Bialik-Rogozin primary school, was made by Karen Goodman and Kirk Simon. The school has pupils from almost 50 countries, many of whom have escaped conflict zones and persecution.

Watch a trailer for the film here

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Last updated: 4:24am, February 28 2011