No Asian films shortlisted in Oscar Awards (including Jhola)

In the 9-movies list of the nomination for the Foreign Language Films in Oscar Awards 2015, no Asian movies have been selected. Nepali movie ‘Jhola’ was one of the 83 Foreign Language films initially considered for the selection of the films.

  • Argentina, "Wild Tales," director – Damián Szifrón
  • Estonia, "Tangerines,"  director – Zaza Urushadze
  • Georgia, "Corn Island," director – George Ovashvili
  • Mauritania, "Timbuktu,"  director – Abderrahmane Sissako
  • Netherlands, "Accused," director – Paula van der Oest
  • Poland, "Ida," director – Paweł Pawlikowski
  • Russia, "Leviathan," director – Andrey Zvyagintsev
  • Sweden, "Force Majeure," director – Ruben Östlund
  • Venezuela, "The Liberator," director – Alberto Arvelo

Five out of the 9 movies will make it to the final nomination, to be announced on January 15.

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