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Category: 2017 Oscars Challenge

2017 Oscars Challenge: [18] “The Salesman” – Best Foreign Language Feature

“THE SALESMAN” Iran; Directed by Asghar Farhadi Original Title: “Forushande” Directed by: Asghar Farhadi Screenplay by: Asghar Farhadi Cinematography by: Hossein Jafarian Music by: Sattar Oraki Distributed by: Filmiran Release Date: September 30, 2016 Lanuage: Persian FILM SYNOPSIS: After Iranian couple Emad and Rana are forced to move to a new apartment, their life together is thrown into turmoil by an act of violence. … Read More 2017 Oscars Challenge: [18] “The Salesman” – Best Foreign Language Feature

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2017 Oscars Challenge: [17] “I Am Not Your Negro” – Best Documentary Feature

“I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO” Raoul Peck, Rémi Grellety and Hébert Peck Directed by: Raoul Peck Written by: James Baldwin and Raoul Peck Based on: “Remember This House“ by James Baldwin Narrated by: Samuel L. Jackson Edited by: Alexandra Strauss Music by: Alexei Aigui Distributed by: Magnolia Pictures & Amazon Studios Release Date: December 9, 2016 (Wide: February 3, 2017) FILM SYNOPSIS: In 1979, author James … Read More 2017 Oscars Challenge: [17] “I Am Not Your Negro” – Best Documentary Feature

2017 Oscars Challenge: [16] “20th Century Women” – Best Original Screenplay

“20TH CENTURY WOMEN” Written by Mike Mills Directed by: Mike Mills Screenplay by: Mike Mills Cinematography by: Sean Porter Music by: Roger Neill Production Company: Annapurna Pictures Distributed by: A24 Release Date: December 28, 2016 Budget: $7 million FILM SYNOPSIS: Teenager Jamie lives with his nonconformist mother Dorothea in Santa Barbara, California. In 1979, the other women in his life are Abbie, a boarder … Read More 2017 Oscars Challenge: [16] “20th Century Women” – Best Original Screenplay

2017 Oscars Challenge: [15] “Jim: The James Foley Story” – Best Original Song

“THE EMPTY CHAIR” from “JIM: THE JAMES FOLEY STORY” Music and Lyric by J. Ralph and Sting Directed by: Brian Oakes Written by: Chris Chuang, Heather MacDonald, and Brian Oakes Cinematography by: Rachel Beth Anderson, James Foley, Clair Popkin, and Matthew VanDyke Music by: Osei Essed, Saul Simon MacWilliams, and Dan Romer Distributed by: HBO Documentary Films Release Date: February 6, 2016   FILM … Read More 2017 Oscars Challenge: [15] “Jim: The James Foley Story” – Best Original Song

2017 Oscars Challenge: [14] “A Man Called Ove” (2 nominations)

Original Title: “En man som heter Ove” Directed by: Hannes Holm Screenplay by: Hannes Holm Based On: “A Man Called Ove” by Fredrik Backman (2012) Cinematography by: Göran Hallberg Music by: Gaute Storaas Distributed by: Nordisk Film Release Date: September 30, 2016 Country: Sweden FILM SYNOPSIS: Ove, a cranky, older Swede who has been contemplating suicide since his wife died, is constantly quarreling with … Read More 2017 Oscars Challenge: [14] “A Man Called Ove” (2 nominations)

2017 Oscars Challenge: [14] “A Man Called Ove” – Best Makeup & Hairstyling

“A MAN CALLED OVE” Eva von Bahr and Love Larson Original Title: “En man som heter Ove” Directed by: Hannes Holm Screenplay by: Hannes Holm Based On: “A Man Called Ove” by Fredrik Backman (2012) Cinematography by: Göran Hallberg Music by: Gaute Storaas Distributed by: Nordisk Film Release Date: September 30, 2016 Country: Sweden FILM SYNOPSIS: Ove, a cranky, older Swede who has been … Read More 2017 Oscars Challenge: [14] “A Man Called Ove” – Best Makeup & Hairstyling

2017 Oscars Challenge: [14] “A Man Called Ove” – Best Foreign Language Feature

“A MAN CALLED OVE” Sweden; Directed by Hannes Holm Original Title: “En man som heter Ove” Directed by: Hannes Holm Screenplay by: Hannes Holm Based On: “A Man Called Ove” by Fredrik Backman (2012) Cinematography by: Göran Hallberg Music by: Gaute Storaas Distributed by: Nordisk Film Release Date: September 30, 2016 Country: Sweden FILM SYNOPSIS: Ove, a cranky, older Swede who has been contemplating … Read More 2017 Oscars Challenge: [14] “A Man Called Ove” – Best Foreign Language Feature

2017 Oscars Challenge: [13] “Tanna” – Best Foreign Language Feature

“TANNA” Australia; Directed by Bentley Dean and Martin Butler Directed by: Bentley Dean and Martin Butler Screenplay by: Bentley Dean, Martin Butler, and John Collee Cinematography by: Bentley Dean Music by: Antony Partos Distributed by: Lightyear Entertainment Release Date: September 16, 2016 Country: Australia FILM SYNOPSIS: On the tiny Pacific island of Tanna in the Vanuatu archipelago, the younger members of two native tribes … Read More 2017 Oscars Challenge: [13] “Tanna” – Best Foreign Language Feature

2017 Oscars Challenge: [12] “Toni Erdmann” – Best Foreign Language Feature

“TONI ERDMANN” Germany; Directed by Maren Ade Directed by: Maren Ade Screenplay by: Maren Ade Cinematography by: Patrick Orth Music by: Patrick Veigel Distributed by: NFP Marketing & Distribution Release Date: December 25, 2016 Budget: $3.2 million Country: Germany / Austria FILM SYNOPSIS: Retired piano teacher Winfried Conradi attempts to reconnect with his estranged adult daughter Ines, a driven businesswoman currently based in Romania. … Read More 2017 Oscars Challenge: [12] “Toni Erdmann” – Best Foreign Language Feature

2017 Oscars Challenge: [11] “Jackie” (3 nominations)

Directed by: Pablo Larraín Written by: Noah Oppenheim Cinematography by: Stéphane Fontaine Music by: Mica Levi Distributed by: Fox Searchlight Pictures Release Date: December, 2016 Budget: $9 million FILM SYNOPSIS: After her husband is assassinated in Dallas in 1963, Jacqueline Kennedy strives to maintain a public show of strength while grieving in private and caring for their two young children. As she searches for … Read More 2017 Oscars Challenge: [11] “Jackie” (3 nominations)

2017 Oscars Challenge: [11] “Jackie” – Best Original Score

“JACKIE” Mica Levi Directed by: Pablo Larraín Written by: Noah Oppenheim Cinematography by: Stéphane Fontaine Music by: Mica Levi Distributed by: Fox Searchlight Pictures Release Date: December, 2016 Budget: $9 million   FILM SYNOPSIS: After her husband is assassinated in Dallas in 1963, Jacqueline Kennedy strives to maintain a public show of strength while grieving in private and caring for their two young children. … Read More 2017 Oscars Challenge: [11] “Jackie” – Best Original Score

2017 Oscars Challenge: [11] “Jackie” – Best Costume Design

“JACKIE” Madeline Fontaine Directed by: Pablo Larraín Written by: Noah Oppenheim Cinematography by: Stéphane Fontaine Music by: Mica Levi Distributed by: Fox Searchlight Pictures Release Date: December, 2016 Budget: $9 million   FILM SYNOPSIS: After her husband is assassinated in Dallas in 1963, Jacqueline Kennedy strives to maintain a public show of strength while grieving in private and caring for their two young children. … Read More 2017 Oscars Challenge: [11] “Jackie” – Best Costume Design