Oscar-nominated Syrian cinematographer denied entry into U.S. to attend ceremony

The United States has denied Syrian Khaled Khateeb entry into the country to attend Sunday’s Oscar Awards show, despite the nomination of a documentary he helped produce called “The White Helmets.”

Khateeb was scheduled to arrive in California Sunday, but was detained by Turkish authorities this week with little official information offered as to the reason for his retention. He was reportedly issued a visa to attend Sunday’s awards show. However, the Associated Press reported that...

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