Bosnia and Herzegovina Selects Men Don’t Cry as Oscar Candidate

Alen Drljevic’s debut feature Men Don`t Cry  has been chosen as the official candidate from Bosnia and Herzegovina for the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences nomination in the Best Foreign Language Film category. The 90th Oscars will be held on 4 March 2018.

The film was selected by a committee of nine film professionals. It follows a group of veterans from the three sides of the former Yugoslavian war, who are gathered together by a peace organisation.

The film was produced by Deblokada from Bosnia and Herzegovina in coproduction with Slovenia`s Iridium Film, Germany`s Menderley Films, Croatia`s Produkcija Ziva and Serbia`s Cineplanet.

The film was awarded the Special Jury Mention in the competition programme and the Europa Cinema Label Award for Best European Film in competition at the 52th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

The application deadline for the 90th Academy Awards in Best Foreign Language Film category is 2 October 2017.

Source: Filmneweurope


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