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'A Separation' Marks First-Ever Oscar for an Iranian Film

Sunday night, the Academy Award for best foreign language film went to the Iranian-made movie, 'A Separation'.

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It's the first time a film from Iran has won an Oscar.

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Hassan Ildari, an Iranian-born film maker and Professor of Screen-Writing at Emerson College in Boston, about the Iranian film industry and reaction to the win.