“A world“(‘Playground’ in English), the first film by Belgian Laura Vandal, has been included in the first selection of 15 films that will continue to race for the Oscars 2022.Best International Film“, According to a list released by the Academy Tuesday on Twitter. Nominations will be announced in February. Short film “Helen you are dead“Belgian director Michael Blanchard also continues his journey towards the festival,” To be held at the end of March.
Each year, each country interested is invited to submit Oscar for Best International Film – Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film – A Film l ‘Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), The organizer of the ceremony. Last November, a national arbitral tribunal of equal members from the Flemish community and the Wallonia-Brussels Federation was unanimously elected. “A world“To represent Belgium, Recalled pictures of Wallonie Bruxelles on Tuesday evening. The audiovisual promotion agency of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation abroad logically welcomes the academy’s choice and the campaign to promote the film to continue in the United States.
Exploring the issue of bullying in school, “A world“It caused a stir when it was released at the Cannes Film Festival in July. The category was presented on the Crochet with the Fibreski Prize from International Film Critics “In some perspective“, Focusing on emerging filmmakers, the film was also released last October Award for Best First Film at the London Film Festival (BFI). It hit theaters in Belgium in October and will be screened in France on January 5th as well.
With “A world“The filmmaker, an alumnus of the Institute des Arts de Diffusion (IAT), found his way to Crochet seven years after choosing his short film. “Foreign bodies“, Presented at the competition in 2014.
After the first selection of 15 international films “Best International FilmThe five films selected for the next phase will be released in February.
Short film “Helen you are dead“By Belgian Director Michael Blanchard True, meanwhile, “Part of 15 short films for the finalists in the categoryLive Action Short Film“, Also mentions pictures of Wallonie Bruxelles. A short film adapted into a movie in the United States.
“Helen you are dead“Maxim tells the story of a young man looking for stability, who was recently hunted down by his girlfriend Helen’s ghost. Wanting to put an end to this unbearable situation, Maxim finally decides to break up with her, but the latter is not ready to accept this decision.
The Academy Awards will take place on March 27 in Los Angeles.
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