FNE Oscar Watch 2020: CEE Films Selected as Oscar Candidates

    The Son by Ines Tanovic The Son by Ines Tanovic credit: Dokument Sarajevo

    WARSAW: Here is the full list of the CEE countries' candidates for the 92nd Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the best international feature film category. The Academy Awards nominations will be announced on 13 January 2020 and the ceremony will be held on 9 February 2020.

    CEE Countries Academy Awards Submissions:

    The Son (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Romania, Montenegro, Slovenia)
    Directed by Ines Tanović
    Produced by Dokument  
    Coproduced by Spiritus Movens, Luna Film, Moono Film, Cut Up
    Supported by Film Fund Sarajevo, Eurimages, the Ministry of Culture and Sports Sarajevo, the Croatian Audiovisual Centre, the Romanian Film Centre, the Slovenian Film Centre and the Film Centre of Montenegro

    Ága (Bulgaria, Germany, France)
    Directed by Milko Lazarov
    Produced by Red Carpet
    Coproduced by 42Film, Arizona Films Productions, the Bulgarian National Television, ZDF/Arte
    Supported by the Bulgarian National Film Center, Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung, Aide aux Cinémas du Monde - Centre national du cinéma et de l’image animée, l’Institut Français

    Aga by Milko LazarovCZECH REPUBLIC:
    The Painted Bird (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine)
    Directed by Václav Marhoul
    Produced by Silver Screen
    Coproduced by the Czech Television, Directory Films, PubRes and RTVS.
    Supported by the Czech State Cinematography Fund, Creative Europe – MEDIA, the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic and the Ukrainian State Film Agency

    Mali (Croatia)
    Directed by Antonio Nuić
    Produced by Propeler film
    Supported by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre

    Truth and Justice (Estonia)
    Directed by Tanel Toom
    Produced by Allfilm
    Supported by the Estonian Film Institute

    Shindisi (Georgia)
    Directed by Dito Tsintsadze
    Produced by 20 Steps
    Coproduced by Free Movie Studio
    Supported by the Georgian National Film Center

    Those Who Remained (Hungary)
    Directed by Barnabás Tóth

    The Mover by Dāvis SīmanisLATVIA:
    The Mover / Tēvs nakts (Latvia)
    Directed by Dāvis Sīmanis
    Produced by Mistrus Media
    Supported by the National Film Centre of Latvia

    Bridges of Time / Laiko tiltai (Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia)
    Directed by Kristine Briede, Audrius Stonys
    Produced by Studio Nominum
    Coproduced by VFS Films, Vesilind
    Supported by the Lithuanian Film Centre, the National Film Centre of Latvia, the Estonian Film Institute

    Neverending Past / Između dana i noći (Montenegro, Serbia)
    Directed by Andro Martinović
    Produced by Artikulacija
    Coproduced by Zillion Films
    Supported by the Film Centre of Montenegro, Film Center Serbia

    Honeyland / Medena zemja (North Macedonia)
    Directed by Ljubomir Stefanov, Tamara Kotevska
    Produced by Trice Films, Apollo Media

    Corpus Christi (Poland)
    Directed by Jan Komasa
    Produced by Aurum Film
    Coproduced by Canal+, WFS Walter Film Studio, the Podkarpackie Regional Film Fund, Les Contes Modernes

    Honeyland by Tamara Kotevska and Ljubomir StefanovROMANIA:
    The Whistlers / La Gomera (Romania, France, Germany)
    Directed by Corneliu Porumboiu
    Produced by 42 KM FILM
    Coproduction by Les Films du Worso, Komplizen Film, Arte Grand Accord
    Supported by the Romanian Film Centre, Eurimages, Arte France Cinéma, Film i Väst, Filmgate Films, Studioul de Creație Cinematografică al Ministerului Culturii Romania, in association with MK2 Films, Arte France, WDR

    King Petar / Kralj Petar Prvi (Serbia, Greece)
    Directed by Petar Ristovski
    Produced by Zillion film
    Coproduced by Steficon
    Supported by Film Center Serbia

    Let There Be Light / Nech je svetlo (Slovakia, Czech Republic)
    Directed by Marko Škop
    History of Love by Sonja ProsencProduced by Artileria
    Coproduced by Negativ
    Supported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, the Czech Film Fund, Slovak Radio and TV, the Czech TV and Eurimages

    History of Love / Zgodovina ljubezni (Slovenia, Norway, Italy)
    Directed by Sonja Prosenc
    Produced by Monoo
    Coproduced by Norwegian Incitus Film and Italian Nefertiti film, in association with RTV Slovenija and RAI Cinema
    Supported by the Slovenian Film Centre, Eurimages, Fondo per l’audiovisivo del Friuli Venezia Giulia, Friuli Venezia Giulia Film Commission, the Norwegian film Institute, Mediefondet Zefyr, Filmkraft Rogaland