Daoud Abdel Sayed's "Messages From the Sea" is Egypt's selection for a nomination in the foreign language Oscar race.
Srdjan Karanovic's "Besa," a story that acts as an allegory for the history of ethnic tensions in the Balkans, is Serbia's entry for the Oscars.
Paolo Virzi's "The First Beautiful Thing," a bittersweet comedy about a proto-feminist Italo mom, is Italy's foreign-language Oscar entry.
A film about the intertwining lives of American and Iraqi soldiers, "Farewell Baghdad," is Iran's choice for a foreign-language film Oscar nomination.
Colombia's newly formed Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences has selected Oscar Ruiz Navia's directorial debut "El vuelco del cangrejo" (Crab Trap) to represent the country in the race for a…
Iciar Bollain's "Tambien la lluvia" (Even the Rain) has been chosen by the Spanish Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences as Spain's foreign-language Oscar entry.
Mexico's Academy of Film Arts and Sciences has chosen Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's "Biutiful" as its candidate for a nomination in the foreign language category of the Oscars.
Debut features are repping Austria and Switzerland in their bids for foreign Oscar nominations.
"Mamma Gogo," helmed by Fridrik Thor Fridriksson and produced by Fridriksson and Gudrun Edda Thorhanesdotir for Hughrif/Spellbound Prods., has been tapped as Iceland's choice for a foreign language…
Bulgaria's nomination for a foriegn language Oscar nomination is "Eastern Plays" by debut helmer Kamen Kalev.
A comic satire on the collapse of the regime of Albania's Communist dictator Enver Hoxha, "East West East" (Lindje perendim lindje) is that country's choice for a nomination in Oscar's foreign…