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German Oscar-Winner 'Africa' Makes U.S. Debut

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German Oscar-Winner 'Africa' Makes U.S. Debut

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German Oscar-Winner 'Africa' Makes U.S. Debut

German Oscar-Winner 'Africa' Makes U.S. Debut

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The Oscar winner for Best Foreign Language Film is Germany's Nowhere in Africa, a fact-based story of refugees in a time of war. Now showing on U.S. screens, the movie follows a German-Jewish family that fled to Kenya in 1938 to escape the Nazis. Los Angeles Times film critic Kenneth Turan offers a review.

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