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OSCARS 2020 Europe

European titles submitted for the Oscars race

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- A regularly updated list of the titles submitted for the Best International Feature Film Award at the 2020 Academy Awards

European titles submitted for the Oscars race
Zana by Antoneta Kastrati

The submission period for the newly retitled Best International Feature Film category (formerly known as Best Foreign-language Film) at the 92nd Academy Awards is officially open, and Cineuropa is listing the titles that are being picked by each European country. As a rule, submitted films must have been released theatrically in their respective countries between 1 October 2018 and 30 September 2019.

Once the submission period is over, nine finalists will be selected from the total number of submissions (usually by the end of December), before the Academy whittles that number down to five, announcing the nominees in January 2020. The 92nd Oscars ceremony will be held on 9 February 2020.

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Here is the list of films submitted so far:

European countries

Austria: Joy [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Sudabeh Mortezai
film profile
]
, Sudabeh Mortezai (Austria)

Belgium: Our Mothers [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Cesar Diaz
film profile
]
, César Díaz (Belgium/France/Guatemala)

Bosnia and Herzegovina: The Son [+see also:
film review
interview: Ines Tanović
film profile
]
, Ines Tanovic (Bosnia and Herzegovina/Croatia/Romania/Slovenia/Montenegro)

Bulgaria: Ága [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Milko Lazarov
film profile
]
, Milko Lazarov (Bulgaria/Germany/France)

Croatia: Mali [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Antonio Nuić
film profile
]
, Antonio Nuić (Croatia)

Czech Republic: The Painted Bird [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Václav Marhoul
film profile
]
, Václav Marhoul (Czech Republic/Ukraine/Slovakia)

Estonia: Truth and Justice [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
, Tanel Toom (Estonia)

Finland: Stupid Young Heart [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
, Selma Vilhunen (Finland/Netherlands/Sweden)

Georgia: Shindisi [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
, Dito Tsintsadze (Georgia)

Germany: System Crasher [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Nora Fingscheidt
film profile
]
, Nora Fingscheidt (Germany)

Hungary: Those Who Remained [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
, Barnabás Tóth (Hungary)

Kosovo: Zana [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Antoneta Kastrati
film profile
]
, Antoneta Kastrati (Kosovo/Albania)

Latvia: The Mover [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
, Dāvis Sīmanis (Latvia)

Lithuania: Bridges of Time [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
, Kristīne Briede, Audrius Stonys (Lithuania/Latvia/Estonia)

Netherlands: Instinct [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
, Halina Reijn (Netherlands)

North Macedonia: Honeyland [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Ljubomir Stefanov, Tamara K…
film profile
]
, Tamara Kotevska, Ljubomir Stefanov (North Macedonia)

Norway: Out Stealing Horses [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Hans Petter Moland
film profile
]
, Hans Petter Moland (Norway/Sweden/Denmark)

Poland: Corpus Christi [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Jan Komasa
film profile
]
, Jan Komasa (Poland)

Romania: The Whistlers [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Corneliu Porumboiu
film profile
]
, Corneliu Porumboiu (Romania/France/Germany)

Serbia: King Peter the First [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
, Petar Ristovski (Serbia/Greece)

Slovakia: Let There Be Light [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Marko Škop
film profile
]
, Marko Škop (Slovakia/Czech Republic)

Slovenia: History of Love [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Sonja Prosenc
film profile
]
, Sonja Prosenc (Slovenia/Italy/Norway)

Spain: Pain & Glory [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Antonio Banderas
Q&A: Pedro Almodóvar
film profile
]
, Pedro Almodóvar (Spain)

Sweden: And Then We Danced [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Levan Akin
film profile
]
, Levan Akin (Sweden/Georgia/France)

Switzerland: Wolkenbruch’s Wondrous Journey Into The Arms Of A Shiksa [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
, Michael Steiner (Switzerland/Germany)

Ukraine: Homeward [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
, Nariman Aliev (Ukraine)

Non-European countries, with European production

Algeria: Papicha [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Mounia Meddour
film profile
]
, Mounia Meddour (France/Algeria/Belgium)

Brazil: The Invisible Life Of Eurídice Gusmão [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Karim Aïnouz
film profile
]
, Karim Aïnouz (Brazil/Germany)

Colombia: Monos [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
, Alejandro Landes (Colombia/Netherlands/Argentina/Germany/Denmark/Sweden/Uruguay/Switzerland)

Morocco: Adam [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
, Maryam Touzani (Morocco/France/Belgium/Qatar)

Palestine: It Must Be Heaven [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Elia Suleiman
film profile
]
, Elia Suleiman (France/Germany/Canada/Turkey/Qatar)

Tunisia: Dear Son [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Mohamed Ben Attia
film profile
]
, Mohamed Ben Attia (Tunisia/Belgium/France)

Uruguay: The Moneychanger [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
, Federico Veiroj (Uruguay/Argentina/Germany)

(This article will be constantly updated until the submission period is over.)

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