Films from FNE Partner Countries Shortlisted for Oscars 2020

    Honeyland by Ljubo Stefanov and Tamara Kotevska Honeyland by Ljubo Stefanov and Tamara Kotevska

    LOS ANGELES: Seven films from FNE partner countries are among the films shortlisted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in four of the nine Oscar categories announced on 17 December 2019. Macedonian Honeyland has been shortlisted in two categories, international feature film and documentary feature.

    The nominations will be announced on 13 January 2020 and the awards ceremony will take place on 9 February 2020.

    Films from CEE Countries Shortlisted for Oscars:

    International Feature Film:

    The Painted Bird (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine)
    Directed by Václav Marhoul
    Produced by Silver Screen
    Coproduced by the Czech Television, Directory Films, PubRes, RTVS
    Supported by the Czech Film Fund, Creative Europe – MEDIA, the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic, the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, the Ukrainian State Film Agency

    Truth and Justice (Estonia)
    Directed by Tanel Toom
    Produced by Allfilm
    Supported by the Estonian Film Institute

    Honeyland (North Macedonia)
    Directed by Ljubomir Stefanov, Tamara Kotevska
    Produced by Trice Films
    Coproduced by Apolo Media
    Supported by Pharmachem (MK), Swiss Agency For Development And Cooperation – SDC (CH), Nature Conservation Programme In Macedonia – NCP (MK), North Macedonia Film Agency, Sffilm Documentary Film Fund (US), Sffilm Invest (US)

    Corpus Christi (Poland, France)
    Directed by Jan Komasa
    Produced by Aurum Film
    Coproduced by WFS Walter Film Studio, Wojewódzki Dom Kultury in Rzeszow, Canal+, Les Contes Modernes
    Supported by the Polish Film Institute

    Documentary Feature:

    Honeyland (North Macedonia)
    Directed by Ljubomir Stefanov, Tamara Kotevska

    Live-Action Short Film:

    The Christmas Gift / Cadoul de Crăciun (Romania, Spain)
    Directed by Bogdan Mureșanu

    Animated Short Film:

    Daughter / Dcera (Czech Republic)
    Directed by Daria Kashcheeva