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    Oscar Nominee 'Timbuktu' Wins 7 Césars

    On Friday in Paris, Abderrahmane Sissako’s "Timbuktu" picked up seven César awards, including best film and best director. Is it a dark horse for the Best Foreign Film Oscar?

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    Meet the Director of Foreign Oscar Nominee 'Timbuktu'

    'Timbuktu' could win the foreign Oscar. Why? Director Abderrahmane Sissako, an elegant filmmaker who was educated in Moscow and has lived in Paris for decades, went home to film this simple, intimate and immediate story set in Timbuktu, which was overrun by Libyan jihadists for a time.

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    Ruben Östlund on Directing and Messing with Gender Roles in 'Force Majeure' (Now on iTunes)

    Writer/director Ruben Östlund walks us through the making of his black comedy 'Force Majeure,' a Cannes Film Festival winner and now a top contender for the Foreign Language Oscar.

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    Academy Delivers Unexpected Foreign Film Shortlist of Nine

    Nine out of 83 foreign Oscar submissions will now be whittled down to five by foreign committees of voters--new every year-- in New York, LA, and for the first time London, who see every film.

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    European Film Awards Go to 'Ida,' Timothy Spall, Marion Cotillard

    The European Film Awards in Riga were dominated by Pawel Pawlikowski’s "Ida."

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    Updated: 83 Foreign Language Oscar Contenders and Frontrunners

    We have the final list of 83 Foreign Language Oscar contenders, as well as our picks for frontrunners.

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