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Why this year's Oscars will not be airing in China

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Why this year's Oscars will not be airing in China

Why this year's Oscars will not be airing in China

China is blocking this year’s broadcast of the Academy Awards after the directors of two Oscar-nominated films were critical of the Chinese government.

CNN’s John Avlon talks to one of the directors, Anders Hammer, whose documentary spotlighted protesters in Hong Kong.


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