Oscar Selected Foreign Language Films 2016

 

EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT

By : Ciro Guerra
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The story of the relationship between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and last survivor of his people, and two scientists who work together over the course of 40 years to search the Amazon for a sacred healing plant......readmore
Colombia | 2015 | 125 Mins

A WAR

By : Tobias Lindholm
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The story of a Danish commander, who accused for civil murder in Afghanistan, while trying to save his squad.                                     &nb.....readmore
Denmark | 2015 | 115 Mins

THEEB

By : Naji Abu Nowar
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Arabia, 1916. Theeb [Theeb means wolf in Arabic] lives with his Bedouin tribe in a forgotten corner of the Ottoman Empire. Having recently lost his father, it falls to Theeb's brother, Hussein, to raise him. Hussein tries to teach Theeb the Bedoui.....readmore
Jordan | 2014 | 100 Mins

UTOPIA

By : Hassan Nazer
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Janan, a woman from Afghanistan, travels to the UK for artificial insemination. Cultural, religious, and moral complications explode when William, a medical sci.....readmore
Afghanistan|UK | 2015 | 85 Mins

PRESOS

By : Esteban Ramírez
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A young girl gets involved in a family drama when she starts a secret friendship with a prison inmate. All parts involved, inside and outside, will have to deal with the consequences of such kind of rel.....readmore
Costa | 2015 | 97 Mins

ROCKS IN MY POCKETS

By : Signe Baumane
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Latvia, the late 1920s. Anna, a young woman, pretty and educated, falls in love with an adventurous entrepreneur, 30 years her senior. But with marriage comes great jealousy, and the entrepreneur hides .....readmore
United | 2014 | 88 Mins

MOIRA

By : Levan Tutberidze
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The fisherman brothers intend to make a living by fishing. They name a small fishing boat after Moira goddess of fate. But fate is often blind and merciless.......readmore
Georgia | 2015 | 95 Mins

THE TREE

By : Sonja Prosenc
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One story, three angles. In three chapters, the film's plot is told through the eyes of two brothers and their mother Milena as we witness a tragic situation which befalls the family as the result of an.....readmore
Slovenia|Italy | 2014 | 90 Mins

MEMORIES ON STONE

By : Shawkat Amin Korki
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Kurdish childhood friends Hussein (37) and Alan (40) direct and produce a film about the genocide of Kurdish people in Iraq, the Anfal campaign in 1988. They learn that, to achieve veracity by the means.....readmore
Germany | 2015 | 97 Mins

JALAL’S STORY

By : Abu Shahed Emon
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Just as Moses was found in the river Nile, an infant is rescued from a river, and adopted by Miraj, Karim and Sajib in turns over the years, only to be abandoned at the various stages of his life. From .....readmore
Bangladesh | 2014 | 108 Mins

THE LAST REEL

By : Kulikar Sotho
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A lost film, buried beneath Cambodia's killing fields, reveals different versions of the truth. A contemporary story about love, family and the ghosts of Cambodia's past......readmore
Cambodia | 2014 | 106 Mins