List of Armenian submissions for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film

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Armenia has submitted films for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film since 2002. The award is handed out annually by the United States Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to a feature-length motion picture produced outside the United States that contains primarily non-English dialogue.[1] It was not created until the 1956 Academy Awards, in which a competitive Academy Award of Merit, known as the Best Foreign Language Film Award, was created for non-English speaking films, and has been given annually since.[2] They also unsuccessfully attempted to submit a film in 1991.

As of 2018, seven Armenian films have been submitted for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but none of them have yet been nominated for an Oscar.

Submissions

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited the film industries of various countries to submit their best film for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film since 1956.[2] The Foreign Language Film Award Committee oversees the process and reviews all the submitted films. Following this, they vote via secret ballot to determine the five nominees for the award.[1] Below is a list of the films that have been submitted by Armenia for review by the Academy for the award by year and the respective Academy Awards ceremony.

Year
(Ceremony)
Film title used in nomination Original title Language(s) Director Result
2001
(74th)
Symphony of Silence Լռության Սիմֆոնիա
(Lrutyan Simfonia)
Armenian Vigen Chaldranyan Not Nominated
2003
(76th)
Vodka Lemon Vodka Lemon Kurdish, Armenian,
Russian, French
Hiner Saleem Not Nominated
2009
(82nd)
Autumn of the Magician Հրաշագործի աշունը
(Hrashagortsi ashune)
Italian Ruben Gevorkyants &
Vahe Gevorkyants
Not Nominated
2012
(85th)
If Only Everyone[3] Եթե բոլորը
(Ete bolore)
Armenian Nataliya Belyauskene Not Nominated
2016
(89th)
Earthquake[4] երկրաշարժ Armenian Sarik Andreasyan Disqualified[5]
2017
(90th)
Yeva[6] Եվա Armenian Anahit Abad Not Nominated
2018
(91st)
Spitak[7] ՍՊԻՏԱԿ Armenian Alexander Kott
TBD

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Rule Thirteen: Special Rules for the Foreign Language Film Award". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Archived from the original on 22 August 2013. Retrieved 2013-08-26.
  2. ^ a b "History of the Academy Awards - Page 2". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Archived from the original on 22 June 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-22.
  3. ^ Toussi, Elnaz (27 September 2012). "Armenia selects drama as foreign language Oscar entry". Screendaily. Screen International. Retrieved 27 September 2012.
  4. ^ Holdsworth, Nick (4 September 2016). "Oscars: Armenia Selects 'Earthquake' for Foreign-Language Category". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 5 September 2016.
  5. ^ Kozlov, Vladimir (12 October 2016). "Foreign-Language Oscar: Armenian Submission Disqualified". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  6. ^ Kozlov, Vladimir (28 September 2017). "Oscars: Armenia Selects 'Eva' for Foreign-Language Category". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 29 September 2017.
  7. ^ ""Spitak" about Armenia quake joins Best Foreign Language Oscar race". Panarmenian. 9 October 2018. Retrieved 9 October 2018.

External links

  • The Official Academy Awards Database
  • The Motion Picture Credits Database
  • IMDb Academy Awards Page
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