The Motion Picture Association of America reduced the 63 qualifying movies for Best Foreign Film down to a short list of 9 pictures. This weekend they will further reduce it to the official 5 nominations. Special committees in New York and Los Angeles this weekend will cover the daunting task. The results will be announced on Tuesday.
The short list includes: (Clicking on the film title below will bring up an article by The Hollywood Reporter on the film)
Canada: Monsieur Lazhar
Iran: A Separation
Morocco: Omar Killed Me
Poland: In Darkness
Taiwan: Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale
The 84th Academy Awards will be held Feb. 26 at Hollywood’s Kodak Theatre.