Pablo Trapero's prison drama "Leonera" (Lion's Den), which competed at Cannes this year, is Argentina's candidate for foreign-language Oscar consideration.
Roberto Schneider's period drama "Arranancame la vida" (Tear Up My Life) is Mexico's entry into the running for a foreign language Oscar slot.
"The Blind Sunflowers," helmed by Jose Luis Cuerda ("The Education of Fairies," "Butterfly Tongues"), has been chosen as Spain's foreign-language Oscar candidate.
Russia's foreign language Oscar nomination is Anna Melikyan's sophomore feature "The Mermaid." Pic was produced by Central Partnership and Melikyan's Magnum Film shingle.
Italy, China, Hong Kong, the Palestinian territories, Iceland, Colombia, Venezuela and the Czech Republic have unveiled their films for consideration in the Oscars' foreign-language category ahead of…
The Czech Film and Television Academy has chosen "Karamazovs" to represent the Czech Republic in the race for the foreign-language Oscar.
China will enter helmer Gun Yu's Olympic documentary "Dream Weavers -- Beijing 2008" for consideration in the foreign language category of the Oscars, the first time China has put a documentary in…
Signaling a move to energize the Oscars, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has tapped two Oscarcast first-timers to oversee the 81st annual event, with Laurence Mark as producer and…
"Gomorra," the critically acclaimed Neapolitan crime drama helmed by Matteo Garrone, is Italy's entry for the foreign-language film Oscar.
Hong Kong has selected the Donnie Yen starrer "Painted Skin" (Wa pei) as the territory's contender for this year's foreign-language Oscar.
Marathi producer Ravi Rai has decided to independently submit his pic "Tingya" to the Acad for the Oscars' foreign-language category.