The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Monday unveiled the shortlists for nine Oscar categories, including documentary and international feature and makeup and hairstyling.
Other categories with shortlists released include original score and song, visual effects and doc, live-action and animated short.
Academy members will choose the 2020 Oscar nominees in those categories from these reduced lists of awards hopefuls.
Notable documentaries to make the shortlist include American Factory, Apollo 11, The Biggest Little Farm, For Sama, Honeyland (which also landed on the international feature film shortlist), Knock Down the House, Maiden and One Child Nation.
Notable international films to make the shortlist for the category formerly known as best foreign language film include The Painted Bird (Czech Republic), Les Misérables (France), Atlantics (Senegal), Parasite (South Korea) and Pain and Glory (Spain).
Binod Poudel directorial ‘Bulbul’ was nominated from the Nepal but the movie couldn’t place in nominations.
The Oscar nominees will be unveiled Jan. 13, while the 92nd annual Academy Awards ceremony is set for Sunday, Feb. 9, and will air live on ABC.
International Feature Film
Czech Republic, The Painted Bird
Estonia, Truth and Justice
France, Les Misérables
Hungary, Those Who Remained
North Macedonia, Honeyland
Poland, Corpus Christi
South Korea, Parasite
Spain, Pain and Glory
Music (Original Score)
Ford v Ferrari
Pain and Glory
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