Oscar® Submissions

A selection of films chosen as their country’s official submission for the 2019 Academy Awards.

Directed by Ameen Nayfeh

A Palestinian man, Mustafa (Ali Suliman, “Paradise Now,” “Jack Ryan”), and his wife live 200 meters apart…

Directed by Levan Koguashvili

“Brighton 4th” — which won a trio of awards at the Tribeca Film Festival, including best international…

Directed by Sebastian Meise

In postwar Germany, Hans is imprisoned again and again for being homosexual. Due to the infamous anti-gay…

Directed by Blerta Basholli

In the searing drama “Hive,” Fahrije lives with fading hope and burgeoning grief since her husband went…

Directed by Alex Camilleri

A hardworking Maltese fisherman, Jesmark is faced with an agonizing choice. He can repair his leaky “luzzu…

Directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul

The latest meditative wonder from Palme d’Or-winning Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul (“Tropical…

Directed by Igor Drljaca

In a rundown Sarajevo suburb, Alipasino Polje, Faruk is an orphan who lives with his ill grandmother. He…