Foreign Language Film Oscars Shortlist

Nine films will advance to the next round of voting in the Foreign Language Film category for the 82nd Academy Awards. The list in alphabetical order includes:

“Ajami” (Israel)
“El Secreto de Sus Ojos” (Argentina)
“Kelin” (Kazakhstan)
“The Milk of Sorrow” (Peru)
“Samson & Delilah” (Australia)
“Un Prophete” (France)
“The White Ribbon” (Germany)
“Winter in Wartime” (The Netherlands)
“The World Is Big and Salvation Lurks around the Corner” (Bulgaria)

The shortlist will be winnowed down to the five nominees by pecially invited committees in New York and Los Angeles. They will spend Friday January 29th through Sunday, January 31st viewing three films each day and then casting their ballots.