List of submissions to the 38th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film
The following 15 films, all from different countries, were submitted for the 38th Academy Awards in the category Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. The titles highlighted in blue and yellow were the five nominated films, which came from Czechoslovakia, Greece, Italy, Japan and Sweden.
Hungary submitted a film to the competition for the first time.
On April 18, 1966, Czechoslovakia became the first Eastern Bloc country to win the Oscar, which it did for the Slovak-language The Shop on Main Street, a dark comedy-drama about the relationship between an elderly Jewish woman and a local village man during the Nazi pogroms in WWII-era Slovakia.
- "The 38th Academy Awards (1966) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 6 November 2011.