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Oscars: 'what about building alternatives?'

The row over the absence of black actors from this year's list of Oscar nominees continues to rumble on in Hollywood - and beyond. For some in the African American film community, Hollywood has never held any appeal. One such individual is Ethiopian, Haile Gerima, a veteran of black cinema. He's from Ethiopia and now based in the United States.

(Photo: Rows of Oscar statues. Credit: Getty Images)

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