7 potential Best Foreign Language Film finalists
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7 potential Best Foreign Language Film finalists

The race for Best Foreign Language Film is as heated as it’s ever been this…

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Leviathan and Ida Big with European Film Award Nominations
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Leviathan and Ida Big with European Film Award Nominations

From HR: EUROPEAN FILM Force Majeure Sweden/Denmark/France/Norway Ida Poland/Denmark Leviathan Russia Nymphomaniac Director’s Cut –…

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83 Countries Submit Films for Foreign Language Oscars
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83 Countries Submit Films for Foreign Language Oscars

Don’t forget to follow Nathaniel Rogers at The Film Experience for the very best coverage…

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Xavier Dolan’s Magnificent Mommy Enters the Oscar Race
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Xavier Dolan’s Magnificent Mommy Enters the Oscar Race

Canada has chosen Xavier Dolan’s Mommy as their official submission to the foreign language Oscar…

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Leviathan Trailer Drops
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Leviathan Trailer Drops

Leviathan looks to be one of the strongest contenders for foreign language film but it…

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Beautiful Ida Chosen for Poland’s Foreign Language Entry
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Beautiful Ida Chosen for Poland’s Foreign Language Entry

Variety reports that Pawel Palikowski’s Ida will be Germany’s Poland’s choice for Oscar consideration. It will…

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Trailer for Xavier Dolan’s Cannes sensation, Mommy
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First look at Xavier Dolan’s Mommy
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First look at Xavier Dolan’s Mommy

Thanks to Paddy at ScreenOnScreen for catching the first clip from Mommy, after the cut.

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Xavier Dolan’s Cannes acceptance speech
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Xavier Dolan’s Cannes acceptance speech

Xavier Dolan’s speech upon winning the Jury Prize at Cannes for his film Mommy was…

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Cannes 2014 Closing Ceremony & Prizes
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Cannes 2014 Closing Ceremony & Prizes

Palme d’or Winter sleep, directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan Best Director Bennett Miller for Foxcatcher…

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Philippe Lacôte Run is Magical Realism in a Time of Crisis
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Philippe Lacôte Run is Magical Realism in a Time of Crisis

Zhang Yimou’s Coming Home Latest to Join Cannes Lineup’s “Rumored” List
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Zhang Yimou’s Coming Home Latest to Join Cannes Lineup’s “Rumored” List

Zhang Yimou’s Coming Home is the latest film “rumored” to be coming to Cannes, according…

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Women Filmmakers & Racial Politcs Dominate 2014 “Rendez-vous Avec French Cinema”
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Women Filmmakers & Racial Politcs Dominate 2014 “Rendez-vous Avec French Cinema”

by Stephen Holt When it seems like Hollywood is never going to budge from its…

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Cannes Wish List, Oscar Crossover
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Cannes Wish List, Oscar Crossover

Cannes and Oscar couldn’t be more polar opposite from each other. To make a sweeping…

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First Year for “Honor System” on Foreign Language
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First Year for “Honor System” on Foreign Language

It’s pretty crazy that voters will now treat foreign films as they treat every other…

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Asghar Farhadi and The Past
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Asghar Farhadi and The Past

Two years ago, A Separation took Asghar Farhadi from being an acclaimed filmmaker in his…

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Foreign Language Short List
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Foreign Language Short List

Belgium, “The Broken Circle Breakdown,” Felix van Groeningen, director; Bosnia and Herzegovina, “An Episode in…

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Czech Republic swaps entry for Oscar consideration
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Czech Republic swaps entry for Oscar consideration

The Academy has vetted the list of submissions for Best Foreign Language Film and found…

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76 Countries in Competition For 2013 Foreign Language Film Oscar
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76 Countries in Competition For 2013 Foreign Language Film Oscar

The 2013 submissions are: Afghanistan, “Wajma – An Afghan Love Story,” Barmak Akram, director; Albania,…

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Amat Escalante’s Heli is Mexico’s Oscar hopeful
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Amat Escalante’s Heli is Mexico’s Oscar hopeful

Amat Escalante‘s ultraviolent crime-thriller romance involving a cop, a kid and a cartel won the…

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