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Eight Films Submitted for Consideration as German Oscar Entry

Eight Films Submitted for Consideration as German Oscar Entry


The selection screenings for the independent expert jury who will be making a decision on the German entry for the 88th Oscar® competition
in the category for Best Foreign Language Film will begin in Munich on 25 August 2015 . The film then being sent into the race for Germany will be
announced on the morning of Thursday, 27 August 2015 .

The following eight titles were submitted by German producers:


13 Minutes”
by Oliver Hirschbiegel
(Lucky Bird Pictures, Delphi Medien, Philipp filmproduction)

Sanctuary”
by Marc Brummund (Zum Goldenen Lamm Filmproduktion)

Head Full of Honey” by Til Schweiger
(Barefoot Films, Warner Bros. Entertainment, Seven Pictures Film)

Labyrinth of Lies” by Giulio Ricciarelli
(Claussen + Putz Filmproduktion, naked eye filmproduction)

Jack”
by Edward Berger
(Port-au-Prince Film & Kultur Produktion, cine plus Filmproduktion, Neue Bioskop Film, Mixtvision Mediengesellschaft, zero west
filmproduktion)


Schmidts Katze”
by Marc Schlegel
(FFL Film- und Fernsehlabor Ludwigsburg)


Victoria”
by Sebastian Schipper
(MonkeyBoy, deutschfilm, RadicalMedia) – submission accepted with reservations. Until the final decision by the Academy of Motion
Picture Arts and Sciences regarding the proportion of English in the film.


We Are Young. We Are Strong.”
by Burhan Qurbani
(UFA Fiction, cine plus Filmproduktion, UFA Cinema)

The decision on the German entry for the Oscar® in the category of Best Foreign Language Film is taken by a selection committee which is appointed anew
each year and consists of nine representatives from various associations and institutions active in the field of cinema.

German Films is entrusted as the responsible umbrella organization with the preparation and organization of the selection procedure for the German
candidate who will then compete for the Oscar® in the category of Best Foreign Language Film.However,  German Films, is not represented in the
selection committee.

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