Foreign Language Film Award Nominees Symposium

2008 Foreign Language Film Award Nominees

Moderated by Foreign Language Film Award Committee Chair Mark Johnson

The Academy’s Foreign Language Film Award Nominees Symposium brought together the directors of the motion pictures nominated in the Foreign Language Film category to discuss their work and address such wide-ranging topics as art, politics and the challenges of their profession. This two-hour event also featured brief clips from each of the nominated films.

The 2009 Foreign Language Film Award nominees are:

“Ajami” (Israel)
“The Milk of Sorrow (La Teta Asustada)” (Peru)
“A Prophet (Un Proph├Ęte)” (France)
“The Secret in Their Eyes (El Secreto de Sus Ojos)” (Argentina)
“The White Ribbon (Das Weisse Band)” (Germany)

Above: This year’s Foreign Language Film Award directors Jacques Audiard, “A Prophet (Un Prophète),” Michael Haneke, “The White Ribbon (Das Weisse Band),” Yaron Shani, “Ajami,” Claudia Llosa, “The Milk of Sorrow (La Teta Asustada),” Scandar Copti, “Ajami,” Juan Jose Campanella, “The Secret in Their Eyes (El Secreto de Sus Ojos)”.

Event Information

When
Saturday, March 6, at 10 a.m.
Where
Samuel Goldwyn Theater
8949 Wilshire Boulevard
Beverly Hills, CA 90211