The disqualification of the Genevive Nnaji-film ‘Lionheart’ from the 2020 Academy Awards brought the talk of foreign films under the radar, plus the talk of a possible consideration for Ghanaian film, ‘Azali’ – generated some talk of a possibly by an African film in the shortlist – www.entertainmentgh. com can attest!
All came to not – as no African film made it to the shortlist of the ‘Best Foreign Film’ category for the awards, which is scheduled for 9th February 2019
Best foreign language film
- Parasite – South Korea
- Pain and Glory – Spain
- Les Miserables – France
- Honeyland” – North Macedonia
- Corpus Christi – Poland
“Joker,” the controversial drama about the mentally ill Batman villain that sparked backlash with its realistic depictions of extreme violence, triumphed at the 92nd annual Academy Awards nominations on Monday morning, earning 11 nods, the most of any film.
The rest of the categories are;