Pakistan has picked Anjum Shahzad's "Mah e Mir" as its entry in the foreign language Academy Awards competition. The film follows a troubled modern poet who discovers the work of 18th century poetry…
Thailand has selected the controversial film "Arpat" as its contender for the foreign-language Academy Awards race. Directed by Kanittha Kwunyoo, the film tells the story of a young man who is forced…
In Contention maps out the 2016-2017 Oscar season's course with a list of predictions throughout the Academy's various categories.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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Vietnam has selected "Yellow Flowers on the Green Grass" as its contender for the Academy Awards foreign-language race. The coming of age story set in the 1980s and seen through the eyes of a…
Boo Junfeng's "Apprentice" has been selected as Singapore's contender for the foreign-language Academy Awards competition. The film, about a young man who is asked to perhaps take over as the…
"A Flickering Truth," a documentary about the preservation of film archives in Afghanistan, has been selected by New Zealand as its contender for the foreign-language Academy Awards prize. The film…
As ever, the early festival circuit has drawn up the Oscar landscape, from "La La Land" to "Lion," "Snowden" to "Sully."
Afghanistan has submitted Navid Mahmoudi's "Parting" (“Raftan”) in the foreign-language category at the 89th Academy Awards. Nepal has chosen Min Bahadur Bham's "The Black Hen" (“Kalo Pothi”)…
Veteran director Yoji Yamada's drama "Nagasaki: Memories of My Son" has been selected as Japan's contender for the foreign-language Oscar awards race. The announcement was made Tuesday by the Motion…
The national submissions for the foreign-language film category of the 89th Academy Awards are mounting up with Hungary, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Croatia among recent additions. Hungary, which won…