Oscar nomination for NI short film 'The Crush'

On Sunday 27th Feb is Oscar night in Los Angeles and there are high hopes that a short film made by a Northern Ireland team will lift one of the golden statuettes..

"The Crush" is one of five movies nominated in its category, an amazing achievement for a man from North Belfast who has never made a movie before and who raised the money to pay for it from friends, family and bank loans.
Our arts correspondent, Maggie Taggart has been to meet him.

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