It’s award season and the ITVS International film WALTZ WITH BASHIR, directed by Air Folman, continues to top the lists as one of the best films of the year. Today the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences officially announced that WALTZ WITH BASHIR was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Film. This marks the 10th Academy Award nomination for ITVS and the first nod for an ITVS International film. Watch on Sunday, February 22 as Hollywood gathers for one of the biggest award ceremonies of the year. And without further adieu…The nominees for Best Foreign Film of the year are:
- The Baader Meinhof Complex
- The Class
- WALTZ WITH BASHIR
This nomination is the latest in a long line of accolades, nominations and awards. Earlier this month, WALTZ WITH BASHIR was named Best Foreign Language Film at the 66th annual Golden Globe Awards. That prestigious award came just days after its win for the film as Best Foreign Language Film at 14th Annual Broadcast Film Critics Association’s Critics’ Choice Awards.
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