Middle East
Fortune struck for these Syrian migrants, but can they make it in California?

Octavia Spencer, 'The Help'

Nominated for supporting actress: "I think I'm touching the ground again," she said. "The accolades are wonderful, but I'm more impressed that this little movie that started out with a group of friends trying to make an independent film has turned into a phenomenon. It's about the underdogs, and it's grabbing people's heart strings. I've never been a part of something like that. It's changed my view of the world and my role in the world."Dale Robinette / DreamWorks