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    For Your Consideration: 10 Things You Should Know About the 2013 Foreign Language Oscar Contenders

    It's pretty much an assured equation: Oscars + Foreign Language Film Category = Outrage. Sometimes, the fault lies with Academy voters (as it did when "Departures" won the Oscar in 2008 over what most viewed as two greatly superior nominees - "Waltz With Bashir" and "The Class;" or when "4 Months, 3...

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    All The 2014 Foreign-Language Film Academy Award Submissions: A Complete List

    The submission list for the 86th Annual Academy Awards' foreign-language category is complete, with a record 76 countries selecting (last year, a then-record 71 countries submitted in the end).

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    Israel Academy Picks 'Bethlehem' as Ophir Winner and Foreign Oscar Contender

    The Israeli Academy has voted "Bethlehem," from rookie feature director Yuval Adler, its official entry to the foreign language Oscar, reports Yair Raveh. That's because it won six awards including Best Picture at the Ophir Awards Saturday (as well as Directing, Screenplay, Supporting Actor, Editing...

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    India Snubs Fest Hit 'The Lunchbox,' Submits 'The Good Road' for Oscar

    I was rooting for India to submit Ritesh Batra’s Sony Pictures Classics pick-up "The Lunchbox," a warm Mumbai romance starring Irrfan Khan that cut a swath on the festival circuit from Cannes to Telluride and Toronto.

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    Queue It Up: 11 Best Foreign Language Oscar Winners Now Streaming on Netflix

    Here's a list of the 11 Oscar-winning best foreign language films now streaming on Netflix.

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    Academy Opens All 24 Categories to All Voting Members

    The rule change dictates that prior to the final round of voting, the Academy will provide members with DVDs of the nominated films in five categories: Foreign Language Film, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Animated Short Film, and Live Action Short Film.

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    Interview: Canadian Director Kim Nguyen Talks Foreign Oscar Nominee 'War Witch'

    French-Canadian director Kim Nguyen's coming-of-age drama "War Witch" was one of the five nominees for the 2013 Foreign-Language Oscar. The film tells the harrowing yet poignant story of a young African girl abducted into a rebel army, and her brave journey to free herself from the army's clutches. ...

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    Export Company Roskino Brings Russia to AFM; Oscar Entry 'White Tiger' & Bestselling Adaptation 'Generation P,' Gravitas Hulu Package

    Roskino, Russia's only state-run organization in charge of promoting and exporting Russian films internationally, has brought a selection of titles to this year's AFM (October 31 - November7). Roundup is below.

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    For Your Consideration: The Foreign Language Race Arrives

    It's generally an assured equation: Oscars + Foreign Language Film Category = Outrage. Sometimes, the fault lies with Academy voters (as it did when "Departures" won the Oscar in 2008 over what most viewed as two greatly superior nominees - "Waltz With Bashir" and "The C...

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    Oscar Watch: South Korea's 'Pieta,' Belgium's 'Our Children' and Norway's 'Kon-Tiki' Join Growing List of Foreign Oscar Contenders

    In advance of the October 1 Oscar deadline, the official foreign language submissions are coming fast and furious from around the world.

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