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Seven Oscar nominations for France!

Seven Oscar nominations for France!

Seven Oscar nominations represent the diversity and richness of French cinema today, a genuine melting pot with a global vision and an amazing capacity
to combine cultural influences and innovative style.

Marion Cotillard in the Best Actress category for her role in “Two Days, One Night” by Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne (Sundance Selects)

Timbuktu” by Abderrahmane Sissako (Cohen Media Group) in the Best Foreign Film category representing Mauritania

The Salt of the Earth” by Wim Wenders and Juliano Ribeiro SalgadoJuliano Ribeiro Salgado (Sony Pictures Classics) in the Best Documentary Category

Alexandre Desplat in the Best Score category for the films “The Imitation Game” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel

Song of the Sea” by Tom Moore (GKIDS), a French minority co-production running for Best Animated Film

The Butter Lamp” by Hu Wei and Julien Féret in the Best Short Film category

Congratulations to Unifrance and to its U.S. Representative, Adeline Monzier who coincidently also is in charge of U.S. In Progress, the twice yearly event
held in Poland in November and Paris in June which awards U.S. Indies post-production services while introducing the filmmakers to European distributors,
sales agents and festival programmers!

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