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.
Ari Folman's "Waltz With Bashir" has been submitted by Israel as its contender for the foreign-language Oscar.
Colombia's National Council for Arts and Culture has selected Carlos Moreno's "Perro come perro" (Dog Eat Dog) to represent the country in this year's foreign-language Oscar race.
Submissions in the foreign-language and short film categories for the 2009 Oscars are due Oct. 1.
Helmer Baltasar Kormakur's "White Night Wedding" is Iceland's entry for the foreign-language Oscar race.
"Salt of this Sea," helmed by Annemarie Jacir, will be the Palestinian entry in the foreign language Oscar category.
The Polish candidate for the foreign-language film Oscar is Andrzej Jakimowski's soph directorial venture "Sztuczki" (Tricks).
Laurent Cantet's "Entre les murs" (The Class) has been picked to represent France in the race for nomination in the foreign-language film category at the 81st Academy Awards while Bent Hamer's "O'…
Bent Hamer's "O'Horten" has been named Norway's entry in the foreign-language film Oscar race.
"Entre les murs" (The Class) has been picked to rep France in the foreign-language film category at the 81st Academy Awards.