Oscars Best Foreign Language Film Shortlist 2012

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Wednesday the shortlist for the 2012 Oscars’ best foreign language film.

The 9 movies who made the list are:

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Belgium’s “Bullhead,” from director Michael R. Roskam

Canada’s “Monsieur Lazhar,” from director Philippe Falardeau

Denmark’s “SuperClasico,” from director Ole Christian Madsen

Germany’s “Pina,” from director Wim Wenders

Iran’s “A Separation,” from director Asghar Farhadi

Israel’s “Footnote,” from director Joseph Cedar

Morocco’s “Omar Killed Me,” from director Roschdy Zem

Poland’s “In Darkness,” from director Agnieszka Holland

Taiwan’s “Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale,” from director Wei Te-sheng

Meanwhile, the Philippines’ entry, “Ang Babae sa Septic Tank” top billed by Eugene Domingo failed to make the shortlist for the prestigious award. The Oscar awards will be aired live on ABS-CBN channel 2 on the morning of February 27.