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QUO VADIS AIDA? on Oscar shortlist

The Oscar race enters its second round: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has published the shortlist of nine categories including Best International Feature Film
Quo Vadis Aida? by Jasmila Žbanić is one of the 15 films vying for a nomination (announced on March 15).

Quo Vadis Aida? was co-produced by coop99 filmproduction. On top of the financial support, Austrian artists provided a major creative input with Christine A. Maier (DOP), Hannes Salat (production design), Michaela Payer (make-up/hair designer), Thomas Hollaus (Gaffer), Nino Volpe (Focus Puller), Rainer Fritz (DIT), Best Boy (Dominik Danner), Franz Hofmann (Props Master), Stefan Steiner (Standby Props) and Edita Malovcic in the role of Vesna.

The BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE FILM shortlist:

•    Another Round (Denmark) – directed Thomas Vinterberg
•    Better Days (Hong Kong) – directed by Derek Tsang
•    Charlatan (Czech Republic) – directed by Agnieszka Holland
•    Collective (Romania) – directed by Alexander Nanau
•    Dear Comrades! (Russia) – directed by
•    I’m No Longer Here (Mexico) – directed by Fernando Frias
•    Hope (Norway) – directed by Maria Sødahl
•    La Llorona (Guatemala) – directed by Jayro Bustamante
•    The Mole Agent (Chile) – directed by Maite Alberdi
•    Night of the Kings (Ivory Coast) – Philippe Lacôte
•    Quo Vadis, Aida? (Bosnia and Herzegovina) – directed by Jasmila Žbanić
•    Sun Children (Iran) – directed by Majid Majidi
•    Two of Us (France) – directed by Filippo Meneghetti
•    A Sun (Taiwan) – directed by Chung Mong-hong
•    The Man Who Sold His Skin (Tunisia) – directed by Kaouther Ben