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Nine Foreign Language Films Vie for Oscar 2013

9 FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILMS VIE FOR OSCAR Nine films will advance to the next round of voting in the Foreign Language Film category for the 85th Academy Awards®. Seventy-one films had originally qualified in the category. The films, listed in alphabetical order by country, are: Austria, “Amour,” Michael Haneke, director; Canada, “War Witch,” Kim Nguyen, […]

Francois Hallande … New French President!

Francois Hallande was sworn in as the new French President in Paris on Tuesday, May 15, 2012. This is the first Socialist head of state since 1995. The new president, in is his speech, recognizes that he inherits; “a massive debt, weak growth, high unemployment, degraded competitiveness, and a Europe that is struggling to come […]