Helmer Maris Martinsons' debut feature "Loss" will represent Lithuania in the race for a nomination in the foreign-language category at the 81st Academy Awards.
Ralph Ziman's "Jerusalema" is South Africa's submission for consideration in the foreign film category at the Oscars.
The bloody medieval battle in the biggest-budget film in Slovak history, "Bathory," is starting to look like just a warm-up amid contentions over the country's Oscar entry.
Cinevolve has acquired worldwide rights to Venezuelan pic "The Color of Fame," the country's official entry in the Oscars' foreign-language film race.
Revving up the awards season, Sony Pictures Classics is touting its "Frozen" assets.
Marko Nabersnik's "Rooster's Breakfast," centering on forbidden love in a sleepy town, is Slovenia's entry for foreign-language film in the Academy Awards.
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…