‘Jirga’ is Australia’s submission for Best Foreign Language Film Oscar

‘Jirga’ Benjamin Gilmour’s Afghanistan-set drama Jirga will carry Australia’s hopes of being nominated for this year’s Best Foreign Language Film Oscar. The international recognition as Australia’s ...

Full list of 2018 foreign language Oscar submissions revealed

First-time submissions come from Malawi and Niger as Austrlia and New Zealand join the list. Eighty-seven countries have submitted films for this year’s foreign language film Oscar, the Academy of ...

Foreign language Oscar submissions drop to 87 for 2018

First-time submissions come from Malawi and Niger as Austrlia and New Zealand join the list. Eighty-seven countries have submitted films for this year’s foreign language film Oscar, the Academy of ...

Oscars: 87 Countries Submit Movies for Foreign Language Category

Eighty-seven countries have submitted films for consideration in the foreign language category for the 91st Academy Awards. Oscar nominations will be announced on Jan. 22 and the ceremony will be ...

2019 Oscars: Foreign-language film entries from A (Afghanistan) to Y (Yemen)

2019 Oscars: Foreign-language film entries from A (Afghanistan) to Y (Yemen) A whopping 87 countries submitted entries in the Foreign-Language Film race at the 2019 Oscars. That is down by five from last year’s record 92 submissions but up by two from 2017, which had broken ...

Oscars 2019: Here Are the 87 Movies Competing for Best Foreign Language Film

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the official list of submissions for the 2019 Oscar for best foreign language film. There are 87 countries vying for the prize this awards ...

Oscars: 87 Countries Join Foreign Language Film Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences announced today that 87 countries have qualified for this year’s Foreign Language Film competition. With some of the strongest entries in recent years ...

Benedikt Erlingsson's 'Woman At War' wins top award at 2018 Filmfest Hamburg

Other winners include Guillaume Senez and Jafar Panahi. Belgium’s Guillaume Senez, Iceland’s Benedikt Erlingsson and Iran’s Jafar Panahi were among the award-winners at this year’s Filmfest Hamburg, ...

Haifa Film Festival 2018 competition and industry awards revealed

Sameh Zoabi’s Tel Aviv On Fire wins top prize. The 34th Haifa International Film Festival (September 22-October 1) came to a close with Sameh Zoabi’s Tel Aviv On Fire winning the Haifa Cultural Fund ...

Strong Contenders from Iceland, Denmark, and Lebanon

by Nathaniel R We're now up to 67 entries for Oscar's Best Foreign Language Film category. We're about two weeks away from the official announcement from the Academy which is typically about 90 films ...

Denmark selects 'The Guilty', Iceland picks 'Woman At War' as foreign-language Oscar candidates

Denmark selects 'The Guilty', Iceland picks 'Woman At War' as foreign-language Oscar candidates Screen’s regularly updated list of foreign language Oscar submissions. Nominations for the 91st Academy Awards are not until Tuesday January 22, but the first submissions for best foreign-language ...

Oscars: Iceland Selects 'Woman at War' for Foreign-Language Category

Oscars: Iceland Selects 'Woman at War' for Foreign-Language Category Iceland has selected Woman at War (Kona fer i strid), directed by Benedikt Erlingsson, for consideration in the best foreign-language film category for the Oscars. The pic is focused on an ecological ...

‘Birds of Passage’ to Open Miami Film Festival’s Gems Event

The Miami Film Festival’s fall edition, called Gems, has unveiled its lineup including Colombia’s Oscar entry “Birds of Passage” as opening night selection and Spain’s Oscar submission “Champions” as ...

Women on the Verge at Tiff: abandoned wives, kindergarten teachers, and activists

by Nathaniel R Why does anyone make movies about men? No, really. Female characters are inherently more fascinating. That's not only because they're allowed a wider range of feeling onscreen due to ...

‘Woman At War’ Offers A Dynamic, Delightful Portrait Of Iceland [Tiff Review]

The country of Iceland is perhaps best known for two things: Björk and its jaw-dropping landscapes. Though this idyllic little republic occasionally cameos as another planet in films like “Prometheus” ...

‘Woman at War’ Film Review: Goofy Icelandic Ecoterrorism Thriller Is a Beautiful Hoot

‘Woman at War’ Film Review: Goofy Icelandic Ecoterrorism Thriller Is a Beautiful Hoot From the start, “Woman at War” lets you know that you’re in for a ride that will be as arresting visually as it is offbeat conceptually. The Icelandic film, which premiered on Friday at the Toronto ...

Haifa Film Festival 2018 to open with 'The Other Story', close with 'First Man'

Haifa Film Festival 2018 to open with 'The Other Story', close with 'First Man' The festival programme includes a tribute to director Agnès Varda. Haifa International Film Festival has unveiled the opening and closing night films, as well as a series of other additions to the ...

Toronto Film Festival Adds Natalie Portman Drama ‘Vox Lux’

Toronto Film Festival Adds Natalie Portman Drama ‘Vox Lux’ The Toronto International Film Festival has added Brady Corbet’s drama “Vox Lux,” starring Natalie Portman and Jude Law, and Neil Jordan’s “Greta,” with Chloe Grace Moretz and Isabelle Huppert. The ...

Tiff Adds Natalie Portman, Chloë Grace Moretz, Isabelle Huppert Pics & Reveals Discovery Lineup

Tiff Adds Natalie Portman, Chloë Grace Moretz, Isabelle Huppert Pics & Reveals Discovery Lineup Toronto International Film Festival (Sept 6-16) has added a world premiere screening of Neil Jordan’s Greta and the North American premiere of Natalie Portman-starrer Vox Lux to its Special ...

Natalie Portman, Chloe Grace Moretz Dramas Added to Toronto Film Festival Lineup

Natalie Portman, Chloe Grace Moretz Dramas Added to Toronto Film Festival Lineup Brady Corbet’s “Vox Lux,” with Natalie Portman and Jude Law, and Neil Jordan’s “Greta,” with Chloe Grace Moretz and Isabelle Huppert, are among almost 50 films that have been added to the lineup of ...

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