Oscars: 85 Countries Will Vie For Foreign Language Film Nominations

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The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences said today that 85 countries have submitted films for consideration to score a Foreign Language Oscar nom for the 89th Annual Academy Awards. Yemen is the lone first-time entrant this year, with I Am Nojoom, Age 10 and Divorced. The Academy will pare the entries down to a shortlist, and Oscar nominations will be announced January 24 from the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater iun Beverly Hills. The hardware will be handed out…