Far from Hollywood, in the Afghan capital of Kabul, one Oscar nomination has been greeted with tears of joy.
A film about two Afghan street boys has been nominated in the Live Action Short Film category.
ITV News Europe Correspondent Emma Murphy reports on the moment its fourteen-year-old star found out the news:
The Oscar nominations have been unveiled with Steven Spielberg's Lincoln leading the way with 12 nominations.
Strange tales often turn up in the strangest of places. Fawad Mohammadi and his amazing film is the perfect example of that.