Young Jordanian Actor nominated for Hollywood's Young Artists Award

27-04-2013 11:53 PM

Ammon News - Mahmoud Asfa is going to Hollywood!

AMMONNEWS - For the first time a Jordanian actor has been nominated for the Young Artists Award in California. Mahmoud Asfa, from Irbid, is one of only five nominees, selected for his role in the award-winning Jordanian-Palestinian coproduction When I Saw You (Lamma Shoftak) written and directed by Annemarie Jacir.

Asfa plays the lead role of "Tarek" in When I Saw You, a locally produced and supported film, which takes place in Jordan following the 1967 war.

When I Saw You has received international attention winning the Netpac award for Best Asian Film at the Berlin International Film Festival. The film also swept up prizes across the Arab world winning Best Arab Film at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival, the Jury Prize in Oran and in Cairo Film Festivals, and the Don Quixote Award at the Carthage Film Festival.

Asfa is a finalist for "Best Performance In An International Feature Film". The Young Artist Awards, established 34 years ago, is the first award to celebrate and honor young artists under the age of 18 in television, motion pictures, theater and music.

The Award Envelopes will be opened on Sunday, May 5, 2013 in the Empire Ballroom of the Sportsmen's Lodge Hotel, Studio City, California

We congratulate Mahmoud Asfa and wish him the best of luck at the 34th Annual Awards!

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