Tyro helmer-scribe Tusi Tamasese's Samoan-lingo "The Orator" (O le tulafale) has become New Zealand's first foreign-language Oscar entry.
Khaled El Hagar's "Lust," Egypt's submission in the foreign-language film Oscar race, has been called eerily prophetic.
Fernando Spiner's Western "Aballay, el hombre sin miedo" (Aballay, the Man Without Fear) was unveiled Monday as Argentina's candidate for Oscar nomination in the foreign-language film category.
Helmer Nuri Bilge Ceylan's "Once Upon a Time in Anatolia," Turkey's submission for foreign-lingo Oscar, is an intense and slow-moving drama about the search for a corpse in the grasslands of Turkish…
Thailand will send Sarunyu "Tua" Wongkrachang's "Kon Khon" to Hollywood as its candidate for the foreign language category in the Oscars, a controversial choice because of the helmer's political…
PRAGUE -- Slovenia has chosen Janez Burger's "Silent Sonata" (aka "Circus Fantasticus"), which took top honors at the country's national film fest, as its submission for the foreign-lingo Oscar.
PRAGUE -- Croatia has submitted helmer-scribe Danilo Serbedzija's "72 Days" as its Oscar foreign-language entry, opting for a small-town comedy that centers on family loyalty, the strains of poverty…
The Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Arts and Industry has chosen helmer Ian Padron's feature debut "Habanastation" as its foreign language Oscar hopeful.
Iceland has selected Runar Runarsson's feature debut "Volcano" as its entry for the foreign-language film Oscar.
BERLIN -- Rolando Colla's "Giochi d'estate" (Summer Games) has been selected as Switzerland's candidate for the foreign- language film Oscar.