Magazine article Screen International

Oscars 2019 Foreign-Language, Documentary Shortlist Revealed

Magazine article Screen International

Oscars 2019 Foreign-Language, Documentary Shortlist Revealed

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The US Academy has released Oscar shortlists for foreign-language, documentary and other categories.

Leading contenders Roma, Burning, Cold War and Shoplifters have all made it onto the nine-title shortlist of films in consideration for this year’s foreign language film Oscar, one of nine Oscar shortlists revealed on Monday (December 17) by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Among the 58 other films that had been under consideration but did not get onto the foreign language shortlist were UK submission I Am Not A Witch, Italian entry Dogman, Belgian contender Girl and Swedish hopeful Border.

The 15 films on the shortlist for the documentary feature Oscar include box office hits Free Solo, RBG, Three Identical Strangers and Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, as well as Minding The Gap, Shirkers and On Her Shoulders.

Surprising omissions from the shortlist for the documentary feature category – for which 166 films had originally been submitted – include McQueen and Amazing Grace. …

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