Sydney Levine over at Sydney’s Buzz put together a list of all the foreign films submitted for Oscar consideration. As of the writing of the piece 55 63 countries have submitted films (last year 65 did) and only 7 8 are directed by women — that’s 12.7%.
Submissions were due October 1.
Here are the women directed ones:
Afghanistan – Black Tulip, directed by Sonia Nassery Cole
Costa Rica – Of Love and Other Demons, directed by Hilda Hidalgo
Denmark – In a Better World, directed by Susanne Bier
Germany – When We Leave (Die Fremde), directed by Feo Aladag
India – Peepli Live, directed by Anusha Rizvi
Nicaragua – La Yuma, directed by Florence Jaugey
Norway – Angel, directed by Margreth Olin
Switzerland – La petite chambre, directed by Stéphanie Chaut & Véronique Reymond