AFM: Europe's Foreign Language Oscar Contenders to Get Screenings

1:54 AM PST 10/22/2013 by Scott Roxborough
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Germany's Oscar entry, "Two Lives"

Germany's "Two Lives," Sweden's "Eat Sleep Die" and Dutch entry "Borgmann" are among the Oscar contenders heading to the Santa Monica market courtesy of European Film Promotion.

BERLIN – European Film Promotion (EFP) will again bring Europe's Oscar hopefuls to the AFM, organizing a series of screenings for buyers from this year's crop of foreign language contenders.

The 14 titles the EFP will screen at the AFM includes entries from the major European territories, including Georg Maas' Stasi drama Two Lives; the Dutch thriller Borgmann from director Alex van Warmerdam, Eat Sleep Die from Swedish director Gabriela Pichler and Spain's 15 Years and One Day by Gracia Querejeta.

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But several of Europe's smaller nations are also represented, among them Montenegro, which is submitting an Oscar contender for the first time this year in Drasko Durovic's Ace of Spades - Bad Destiny.

The screenings will be held at the Wilshire Screening Room in Beverly Hills. A full list of screening times and trailers of the nominated films can be found on the EFP website.

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