Iran Minister Hails Oscar-Winning Director for Boycott


Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has congratulated filmmaker Asghar Farhadi for his Oscar victory, which he was not present to receive after boycotting the ceremony in protest at U.S. immigration policy. Farhadi’s film The Salesman —which follows a Tehran couple involved in a production of Arthur Miller’s play of the same name— won the award…