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St. Louis Jewish Light

A scene from the Israeli film Footnote, which aims to take
home the countrys first Academy Award for best foreign-language
film when the Oscars are given out on Feb. 26.

‘Footnote’ falls, continuing Israel’s Oscar drought

JTA February 26, 2012

"Footnote” failed to win Israel’s first Academy Award, coming up short in the best foreign-language film category. The film, directed and written by Joseph Cedar, was beaten out by the Iranian entry, "A Separation" by Asghar Farhadi, at the annual...

Israeli Oscar entry ‘Footnote’ qualifies for shortlist

JTA January 18, 2012

LOS ANGELES -- “Footnote,” Israel’s Oscar entry for best foreign-language film, has qualified for the shortlist of nine semifinalists. The shortlist, which was culled from submissions by 63 countries, was revealed Wednesday by the Academy of Motion...

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