The movie will compete in the category “Best Foreign Language Film.”
“American Academy announced the list of countries, which passed the qualification for the participation in the category “Best Foreign Language Film.” 87 countries will participate this year. Ukraine takes part with Loznytsia’s Donbass,” the message says.
Donbass tells about the life at the occupied territories in the east of Ukraine.
Earlier, the following Ukrainian films participated in the selection for Oscar nomination:
Brama by Volodymyr Tykhy
The Volcano by Roman Bondarchuk
Cyborgs by Akhteim Seitablaev
When the trees fall by Marysia Nikityk
Myth by Leonid Canter
It is expected that the American Academy Awards will release the short-lists on January 22, 2019. The ceremony will be held on February 24 in Los Angeles.
As it was reported, the American Academy Awards established a new Oscar nomination.
As we reported earlier, Vulkan (The Volcano, - 112 International), the full-length movie by Ukrainian director Roman Bondarchuk brought him victory at the 15th Golden Apricot festival in Armenia.