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Afghanistan's Secret Oscar Weapon Writer David M. O'Neill (US)

"Oscar News"

January 5, 2011

Film-Forward - David M. O'Neill - The Black Tulip -Afghanistan's entry for the foreign language Oscar, The Black Tulip is a brave, well-meaning effort filmed with a mostly local crew in a high-risk location. (US)

"Independent Film"

October 19, 2012 · by: Snag Films

"Petaluma Basks in Hollywood Spotlight"

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L.A. Times (US)

"The Black Tulip' shows Afghanistan's triumphs, tragedies"

October 2012 · by: Sheri Linden

New York Times (US)

"Full Bloom: A Light Shines Through as The Black Tulip Blossoms Amidst Harsh Censorship and Brutal Rule by the Taliban"

October 2012 · by: Rex Reed

F2 - Film Forward (US)

"The Black Tulip"

October 2012 · by: Nora Lee Mandel

24 Frames (US)

"Beverly Hills Film Festival Winner The 12th edition of the Beverly Hills International Film Festival begins Wednesday evening at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Samuel Goldwyn Theater with the U.S. premiere of "The Black Tulip," a drama from Afghanistan that was the country's official Oscar submission in the foreign-language film category in 2010. The film, directed by Sonia Nassery Cole, is set in 2001 and revolves around a family that decides to open a restaurant for artists and poets to express themselves after the Taliban is vanquished.

Dig Boston (US)

"Screenwriter David Michael O'Neill tells a captivating and chilling tale of life inside Afghanistan. Kabul itself is featured with The Black Tulip, telling the story of a modern Afghan family trying to remain hopeful in the chaotic post-Taliban era"

April 13, 2012 · by: Lupec

The Concordian (US)

"Academy's Best Foreign Film - Screenwriting and Hiding out in Concord"

December 2, 2011 · by: Andre Gernsberger

Salento International Film Festival (IT)

"David M. O'Neill - Black Tulip wins Salento Int Film Fest"

October 15, 2011 · by: Arturo Turren

Variety (US)

"Academy Names 241 Screenplays and 77 Scores Eligible for the Oscar Read more: David Michael O'Neill / Sonia Nassery Cole"

January 2, 2011 · by: Germain Lussier

Hollywood Reporter (US)

"Oscar Taps 41 Movie Tunes For Original Song Category Screenwriter David Michael O'Neill"

December 15, 2010 · by: Mike Flemming

Variety (US)

"Forty-One Contenders for Best Original Song Oscar Nominations -Screenwriter David Michael O'Neill"

December 15, 2010 · pg. 1 · by: Thompson

Arts and Entertainment (US)

"Concord Screenwriter Offers Hope Amidst Despair"

October 1, 2010 · pg. 1 · by: Andre Grensberger

Variety (US)

"Afghanistan pics 'Tulip' for Oscar - writers David Michael O'Neill - Sona Nassey Cole"

September 29, 2010 · by: Naman Ramachandran

Arts and Entertainment (US)

"writer Davie Michael O'Neill / Film Industry Returns to Afghanistan"

September 23, 2010 · by: Ira Mellman

The Guardian (GB)

"Culture Film Afghanistan rejoins record Oscar race. Writers David Michael O'Neill - Sonia Nassery Cole"

September 19, 2010


"Writers David Michael O'Neill and Sonia Nassery Cole - Afghan Filmmaker Risks Life for a Movie. Writers David Michael - Sonia Nassey Cole"

September 19, 2010


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