by The Associated Press Posted Dec 14 2017 11

first_img by The Associated Press Posted Dec 14, 2017 11:26 pm PDT Last Updated Dec 15, 2017 at 12:00 am PDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Nine films are now vying for an Academy Award nomination in the foreign language category.The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the short-list Thursday, which includes films from Chile, Germany, Israel and Lebanon. Ninety-two films were initially in contention for possible nomination.Five films are typically nominated for foreign language Oscar consideration, and the nominees will be announced on Jan. 23. The Academy Awards will be held on March 4 in Los Angeles.The short-listed films are: Chile’s “A Fantastic Woman,” Germany’s “In the Fade,” Hungary’s “On Body and Soul,” Israel’s “Foxtrot,” Lebanon’s “The Insult,” Russia’s “Loveless,” Senegal’s “Felicite,” South Africa’s “The Wound” and Sweden’s “The Square.” 9 films now vying for foreign language Oscar nominationcenter_img This image released by Magnolia Pictures shows Terry Notary, center, in a scene from “The Square.” Notary plays a man who for his performance art, acts like an ape. He’s been chosen as the entertainment for a group of well-heeled museum investors, but the interactive bit at a fancy dinner doesn’t go as planned as he intimidates and terrorizes the nervous guests. (Magnolia Pictures via AP) last_img