In pictures:South Africans welcome Oscar
Don't watch much

Cinema tickets are beyond the means of many South Africans, and the news of the Oscar is taking time to get around.

"I don't watch movies much so I didn't know about this," says Khethani Dube, a newspaper vendor.

"But it's good it will teach people not to do things tsotsis [criminals] do, like car hijacking and robbery."

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