By Neha Sinha, Updated : Apr 02, 2020 06:10 IST
Oscars 2020 shortlist: Contenders' Name in nine categories Released ! Academy Unfolds Original Score

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the shortlists for nine Oscar categories, including documentary and international feature and make-up and hairstyling. India's official entry to the Oscars in the Best Foreign Language Film category this year- Zoya Akhtar's Gully Boy- couldn't make it to the final list of shortlisted films.

Out of the ninety-one films that had been deemed eligible for Oscars under International Feature Film category, ten made it to the next stage. Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt's Gully Boy is not among the ten films. The films selected in the category are - The Painted Bird (Czech Republic), Truth and Justice (Estonia), Les Misérables (France), Those Who Remained (Hungary), Honeyland (North Macedonia), Corpus Christi (Poland), Beanpole (Russia), Atlantics (Senegal), (Parasite South Korea) and Pain and Glory (Spain).


The 92nd Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), will be honor the best films of 2019 and will take place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. After more than a decade of previously holding the Academy Award ceremonies in at least late February, the 92nd Academy Awards will be held earlier on February 9, 2020

A full list of the shortlists follows:

International Feature Film

The Painted Bird, Czech Republic
Truth and Justice, Estonia
Les Misérables, France
Those Who Remained, Hungary
Honeyland, North Macedonia
Corpus Christi, Poland
Beanpole, Russia
Atlantics, Senegal
Parasite, South Korea
Pain and Glory, Spain

Documentary Feature

American Factory
The Apollo
Apollo 11
The Biggest Little Farm
The Cave
The Edge of Democracy
For Sama
The Great Hack
Knock Down the House
Midnight Family
One Child Nation

Documentary Short Subject

After Maria
Fire in Paradise
Ghosts of Sugar Land
In the Absence
Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You’re a Girl)
Life Overtakes Me
The Nightcrawlers
St. Louis Superman
Stay Close
Walk Run Cha-Cha

Make-Up and Hairstyling

Dolemite Is My Name
Downton Abbey
Little Women
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
Once upon a Timein Hollywood

Music (Original Score)

Avengers: Endgame
The Farewell
Ford v Ferrari
Frozen II
Jojo Rabbit
The King
Little Women
Marriage Story
Motherless Brooklyn
Pain and Glory
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Music (Original Song)

Speechless from Aladdin
Letter to My Godfather from The Black Godfather
I'm Standing With You from Breakthrough
Da Bronx from The Bronx USA
Into the Unknown from Frozen 2
Stand Up from Harriet
Catchy Song from The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
Never Too Late from The Lion King
Spirit from The Lion King
Daily Battles from Motherless Brooklyn
A Glass of Soju from Parasite
(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again from Rocketman
High Above the Water from Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am
I Can't Let You Throw Yourself Away from Toy Story 4
Glasgow from Wild Rose

Live-Action Short Film

The Christmas Gift
Little Hands
Miller & Son
Nefta Football Club
The Neighbors’ Window
A Sister
Sometimes, I Think About Dying

Animated Short Film

Dcera (Daughter)
Hair Love
He Can't Live Without Cosmos
Hors Piste
Mind My Mind
The Physics of Sorrow
Uncle Thomas: Accounting for the Days

Visual Effects

Alita: Battle Angel
Avengers: Endgame
Captain Marvel
Gemini Man
The Irishman
The Lion King
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Terminator: Dark Fate

It was in September this year when Gully Boy was selected as India's official entry to Oscars. After the announcement of Gully Boy going to the Oscars 2020, Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt took to social media to express their excitement. The actors shared a note thanking the Film Federation of India for selecting Gully Boy as India's offical entry to Oscars 2020. They also congratulated the cast and crew of the film for the selection.

Now that Gully Boy is out of the Oscars rate, India has to wat for the next year to again realise its dream of getting an Oscar trophy.

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