List of Armenian submissions for the Academy Award for Best International Feature Film
Armenia has submitted films for the Academy Award for Best International Feature Film[nb 1] since 2002. The award is handed out annually by the United States Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to a feature-length motion picture produced outside the United States that contains primarily non-English dialogue. It was not created until the 1956 Academy Awards, in which a competitive Academy Award of Merit, known as the Best Foreign Language Film Award, was created for non-English speaking films, and has been given annually since. They also unsuccessfully attempted to submit a film in 1991.
As of 2019[update], eight Armenian films have been submitted for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but none of them have yet been nominated for an Oscar.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited the film industries of various countries to submit their best film for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film since 1956. The Foreign Language Film Award Committee oversees the process and reviews all the submitted films. Following this, they vote via secret ballot to determine the five nominees for the award. Below is a list of the films that have been submitted by Armenia for review by the Academy for the award by year and the respective Academy Awards ceremony.
|Film title used in nomination||Original title||Language(s)||Director||Result|
|Symphony of Silence||Լռության Սիմֆոնիա
|Armenian||Vigen Chaldranyan||Not Nominated|
|Vodka Lemon||Vodka Lemon||Kurdish, Armenian,
|Hiner Saleem||Not Nominated|
|Autumn of the Magician||Հրաշագործի աշունը
|Italian||Ruben Gevorkyants &
|If Only Everyone||Եթե բոլորը
|Armenian||Nataliya Belyauskene||Not Nominated|
|Yeva||Եվա||Armenian||Anahit Abad||Not Nominated|
|Spitak||ՍՊԻՏԱԿ||Armenian||Alexander Kott||Not Nominated|
|Lengthy Night||Էրկեն Կիշեր||Armenian||Edgar Baghdasaryan|
- List of Academy Award winners and nominees for Best Foreign Language Film
- List of Academy Award-winning foreign language films
- Cinema of Armenia
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