✈️Best Foreign Language Film (International Film) Academy Awards Submissions (1947-2020)

The Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film is handed out annually by the U.S.-based Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to a feature-length motion picture produced outside the United States of America with a predominantly non-English dialogue track.

Every country is invited to submit what it considers its best film to the Academy. The designation of each country's official submission has to be done by an organization, jury or committee composed of people from the film industry, whose members' names must be sent to the Academy. Only one film is accepted from each country.

This is a list of submissions to the Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film from the 1957 ceremony onwards.

Notes indicate whether the submitted film won the Oscar, was nominated, made the January shortlist (since the 79th Academy Awards), was disqualified, or won a Special/Honorary Award (1947-1956)

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  • Sheikh Jackson
  • November
  • Tom of Finland
  • BPM (Beats per Minute)
  • Scary Mother
  • In the Fade
  • Amerika Square
  • Haiti My Love
  • Morazán
  • Mad World
  • On Body and Soul
  • Under the Tree
  • Newton
  • Leftovers
  • Breath
  • The Dark Wind
  • Song of Granite
  • Foxtrot
  • The Ciambra
  • Her Love Boils Bathwater
  • Road to Mother
  • Kati Kati
  • Unwanted
  • Centaur
  • Dearest Sister
  • The Chronicles of Melanie
  • The Insult
  • Frost
  • Barrage
  • Tempestad
  • Children of Genghis
  • Razzia
  • The Train of Salt and Sugar
  • White Sun
  • Layla M.
  • One Thousand Ropes
  • Thelma
  • Saawan
  • Beyond Brotherhood
  • Wajib
  • The Gold Seekers
  • Rosa Chumbe
  • Birdshot
  • Spoor
  • Saint George
  • The Fixer
  • Loveless
  • Félicité
  • Requiem for Mrs. J
  • Pop Aye
  • The Line
  • The Miner
  • The Wound
  • A Taxi Driver
  • Summer 1993
  • The Square
  • The Divine Order
  • Little Gandhi
  • Small Talk
  • By the Time It Gets Dark
  • The Last of Us
  • Ayla: The Daughter of War
  • Black Level
  • My Pure Land
  • Another Story of the World
  • El Inca
  • Father and Son
  • Chromium
  • The Well
  • The Distinguished Citizen
  • Tanna
  • Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe
  • The Unnamed
  • The Ardennes
  • Sealed Cargo
  • Death in Sarajevo
  • Little Secret
  • Losers
  • Before the Fall
  • It's Only the End of the World
  • Neruda
  • Xuan Zang
  • Alias Maria
  • About Us
  • On the Other Side
  • The Companion
  • Lost in Munich
  • Land of Mine
  • Sugar Fields
  • Such Is Life in the Tropics
  • Clash
  • Mother
  • The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki
  • Elle
  • House of Others
  • Toni Erdmann
  • Chevalier
  • Port of Call
  • Kills on Wheels
  • Sparrows