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Animated documentary FLEE nominated for three Oscars


Congratulations to the entire team of the animated documentary FLEE, which has been nominated for the Academy Awards for Best International Feature Film, Best Documentary Feature, and Best Animated Feature. It is the first documentary of its kind to be nominated in all three categories.

The documentary centers around Amin Nawabi, a 36-year-old high-achieving academic, who has kept a painful secret for 20 years. In heartfelt interviews, Amin tells his close friend and director Jonas Poher Rasmussen the story of his extraordinary journey as a child refugee from Afghanistan. Showing how you can only find the true meaning of home when you stop fleeing from who you are.

Flee came through Masterschool 2014 with director Jonas Poher Rasmussen and producer Monica Hellström.